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October 23rd, 2012 8 comments

Doctor Who Ceefax Trip Down Memory Lane

Doctor Who Ceefax Trip Down Memory lane

BBC Ceefax, the world’s first teletext service, is set for a final bow as the UK’s digital switchover is completed.

Ceefax was launched on 23 September 1974 to give BBC viewers the chance to check the latest news headlines, sports scores, weather forecast or TV listings – in a pre-internet era where the only alternative was to wait for the next TV or radio bulletin to be aired.

Amazingly we kept many of the early news articles – so here is a Ceefax Doctor Who trip down memory lane…


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