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Wednesday 25 December 1968 — MELBOURNE

Christmas Day 1968, and among the usual Christmas fare are direct telecasts from the Apollo space ship and Christmas greetings from Australian troops in Vietnam.

Source: TV Week, 28 December 1968. The Age, 24 December 1968.

 

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6AM (5.31am) Direct telecast by satellite from the capsule of Apollo 8
(5.50) Close
(5.20am) News
(5.31) Direct telecast by satellite from the capsule of Apollo 8
(5.50) Close
6.55 News
(5.31am) Direct telecast by satellite from the capsule of Apollo 8
(5.50) Close
7AM 7am Apollo 8 Telecast (Rpt)
7.20 Apollo Project: Documentary
7.55 News
8AM 8.40am Apollo 8 Telecast 8am Apollo 8 Telecast (Rpt)
8.20 News
8.30 Close
9AM 9am Zig And Zag
9.30 Rin Tin Tin
10AM 10am Jungle Jim
10.30 Texas Rangers
11AM 11am Divine Service: Christmas Day 11am Circus Boy
11.30 Casey Jones
11.56 News
11.30 Christmas messages from the troops in Vietnam
12PM 12pm Close 12pm Movie: Blossoms In The Dust. 1941 [IMDB] 12pm Movie: Top O’ The Morning. 1949 [IMDB]
1PM 1.35 Movie: A Day At The Races. 1937 [IMDB] 1.30 Movie: The Little Kidnappers. 1954 [IMDB]
2PM 2.15 Christmas Messages from the troops in Vietnam 2.30pm The Drummer
3PM 3pm Jenny’s Christmas
3.30 Driftwood
3.45 Movie: Funny Things Happen Down Under [IMDB]
3.30 Christmas messages from the troops in Vietnam 3pm Going My Way 3pm Movie: Dog Of Flanders [IMDB]
4PM 4.40 The Magnificent Mountain 4pm Zig And Zag
4.30 Greenacres
4.55 The Virginian
4pm Christmas Wonderland
4.30 Movie: Jungle Book [IMDB]
4.30 Brigham Young University  Christmas
5PM 5.30 Aladdin And His Wonderful Lamp 5.30 Junior Blind Date
6PM 6.10 The Monkees
6.30 News. Geoff Raymond, David Johnston
6pm Christmas Is A Time. Eric Pearce
6.30 News. Eric Pearce, Kevin Sanders
6pm News. Barry McQueen. Includes Queen’s Christmas Message
6.30 The Flintstones
7PM 7pm News
7.15 Her Majesty The Queen’s Christmas Message
7.30 Titipu — A New Mikado
7pm Coles $6000 Question
7.30 The Jackie Gleason Show
7pm Christmas messages from the troops in Vietnam
7.30 Alice In Wonderland
7pm Bewitched
7.30 Bonanza
8PM 8.45 In All Directions 8.30 Movie: A Song To Remember. 1945 [IMDB] 8.30 Movie: An Affair To Remember. 1957 [IMDB] 8.30 Rowan And Martin’s Laugh-In
9PM 9.30 House By The Stable 9.30 Say It With Music. Barry Crocker
10PM 10.05 The World About Us
10.45 Her Majesty The Queen’s Christmas Message
10.50 Close
10.30 Late News
10.45 Sammy Davis Meets The British
10.30 News. Eric Pearce 10.30 Christmas messages from the troops in Vietnam
11PM 11.45 Close 11pm Christmas messages from the troops in Vietnam
11.30 Epilogue
11.35 Close
11.15 News. Includes Queen’s Christmas Message
11.45 Close
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