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Today In DOCTOR WHO History: January 16th

Let the battle of the cheekbones begin!

Welcome to our daily round-up of the Doctor Who episodes which received their premiere broadcast on this day throughout the show's long history, along with anything else of note that may have taken place. You can click on any red text to read our full retrospectives/reviews for that episode, and note that all viewing figures listed are for UK broadcasts (unless otherwise stated).

January 16th
The pure historical adventure The Romans began on this day in 1965. Episode 1 was entitled The Slave Traders and was watched by 13 million viewers. Two regenerations and 6 years later, Terror Of The Autons episode three drew an audience of 8.1 million.

Also on this day, series two of Torchwood got underway on this day in 2008 with Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang. The battle of the cheekbones was watched by 4.22 million viewers as the series slowly made its way up the BBC hierarchy, moving from Three to Two, for this series, before making the BBC One big time for Children of Earth a year later.

Join us again tomorrow for another round-up of the episodes broadcast, the spin-offs aired, the special events, the birthday's celebrated and anything else of note that went down on this day in Doctor Who history.

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