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Saturday 26 January 1985 — VICTORIA

Australia Day 1985 includes the opening ceremony of the inaugural (and only) Australia Games, formed as part of Victoria’s 150th anniversary celebration. Over the next ten days the Australia Games included over 2000 competitors from 25 countries in 23 sports.

Other Australian programming on the day includes the Australia Day Concert from Melbourne, the Governor General’s Address To The Nation and movies The FJ Holden, On Our Selection and All At Sea.

Source: TV Star, 25 January 1985

 

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6AM 6am Thunderbirds Music Video (cont’d)
6.30am Baggy Pants And The Nitwits
7AM 7am Stax
7.30 The Smurfs
7am Heathcliff And Dingbat
7.30 Swiss Family Robinson
7am The Early Bird Show
8AM 8am The Flintstones
8.30 He Man And The Masters Of The Universe
8.30 You Asked For It
9AM 9am Sounds. Donnie Sutherland 9am Boomerang
9.30 Gomer Pyle USMC
10AM 10am The Merrie Melodies Show
10.20 Cricket: World Series Cup. Sri Lanka v West Indies. Live from Adelaide
11AM
12PM 12.30pm All-Star Soccer 12pm Movie: Son Of Lassie. 1945 [IMDB] 12pm Movie: The Fantastic Plastic Machine. 1969 [IMDB]
1PM 1.30 Baseball: Federation Of Asia Championship. Australia v Japan 1.40 Movie: Smiley Gets A Gun. 1959 [IMDB]
2PM 2pm Movie: Son Of Kong. 1933 (B&W) [IMDB] 2pm Thrillseekers
2.30 Cricket (cont’d)
3PM 3.25 Movie: Buck Privates. 1941 (B&W) [IMDB] 3.25 The New Three Stooges 3.10pm The Songs I Like (Yugoslavia)
4PM 4pm Lost In Space 4.10 Movie: On Our Selection. 1932 (B&W) [IMDB]
5PM 5pm International Pro-Celebrity Golf
5.50 The Red And The Blue
5.55 Cosmos
5pm Alias Smith And Jones
5.59 Tatts 2
5pm The Down Under Show 5.35 Farewell To The Flying Aces (France)
6PM 6.45 The Governor General’s Australia Day Address To The Nation 1985 6pm Seven National News
6.30 Runaway Island
6.30 National Nine News 6pm Eyewitness News. Charles Slade, Jennifer Keyte
6.30 The Best Of Young Talent Time
6.30 World News
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.26 Weather
7.30 Enterprise
7.25 Super 66
7.30 The Australia Games ’85: Opening Ceremony. Live from Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Centre. Includes Tattslotto Draw
7pm Benson
7.30 The Love Boat
7.30 MASH 7pm Australian Tableland
7.30 Bound For Botany Bay
8PM  8pm Summer Season Of Opera And Ballet: Rigoletto. Simulcast ABCFM 8.30 Fantasy Island 8.30 Special: Australia Day Concert. Live from Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne. 8.30 Movie: What Can You Do With A Billion? (Italy) [IMDB]
9PM  9.30 Movie: The FJ Holden. 1977 [IMDB]
10PM  10.15 The Governor General’s Australia Day Address To The Nation 1985 (Rpt)
10.30 ABC News, Weather
10.40 Movie: Dead End. 1937 (B&W) [IMDB]
10.30 Movie: All At Sea. 1977 [IMDB] 10.10 Movie: Neighbours (Spain) [IMDB]
11PM  11pm Big League Soccer 11.30 Tales Of The Unexpected 11.35 The Best Of Continental Drift
12AM  12.10am Close 12.15am Don King’s World Class Boxing 12am Movie: The Birthday Party. 1968 [IMDB] 12.15am Music Video. John Torv
(Continues to 6am)
12.25am Close
1AM  1.15 Close
2AM  2.25 Movie: Moon Of The Wolf. 1972 [IMDB]
3AM  3.45 Movie: Please Turn Over. 1960 [IMDB]
4AM 
5AM  5am World Of Survival
(Continues to 6am)

 

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12.30pm All-Star Soccer
1.30 Baseball: Federation Of Asia Championship. Australia v Japan
5pm International Pro-Celebrity Golf
5.50 The Red And The Blue
5.55 Cosmos
6.45 The Governor General’s Australia Day Address To The Nation 1985
7pm ABC News
7.26 Weather
7.30 Enterprise
8pm Summer Season Of Opera And Ballet: Rigoletto
10.15 The Governor General’s Australia Day Address To The Nation 1985 (Rpt)
10.30 ABC News, Weather
10.40 Movie: Dead End. 1937 (B&W) [IMDB]
12.10am Close
10.20am Cricket: World Series Cup. Live from Adelaide
2pm Dad’s Army
2.30 Cricket (cont’d)
6.30 National News
6.55 Local News
7pm Webster
7.30 The Australia Games ’85: Opening Ceremony
11pm Special: Australia Day Concert
1am Close
7am This Week In Agriculture
7.05 Turf Talk
7.20 Six’s Super Saturday Show
10.20 Cricket: World Series Cup. Live from Adelaide
2pm Last Of The Wild
2.30 Cricket (cont’d)
6.30 National News
7pm Special: Zack And The Magic Factory
7.30 The Wonderful World Of Disney
8.25 Super 66
8.30 Special: Australia Day Concert. Live from Melbourne
11pm The Australia Games ’85: Opening CeremonyClose
7.30am Chris’ Super Saturday Show. Chris Eddy. Includes He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe, Road Runner, All New Popeye Show, Bang Shang, Abbott And Costello, The New Adventures Of Batman, Puppy Saves The Circus
10.20 Cricket: World Series Cup. Live from Adelaide
2pm Last Of The Wild
2.30 Cricket (cont’d)
6.30 National News
7pm Regional News
7.05 The Wonderful World Of Disney
8pm Bless This House
8.30 Special: Australia Day Concert. Live from Melbourne
11pm The Australia Games ’85: Opening CeremonyClose
7am Jimmy Bakker
8am Tarzan
8.30 Wombat
9am The Ossie Ostrich Video Show
9.30 He Man And The Masters Of The Universe
9.55 Rocket Robin Hood
10.20 Cricket: World Series Cup. Live from Adelaide
2pm In Search Of
2.30 Cricket (cont’d)
6.30 National News
7pm Movie: Let The Balloon Go. 1976 [IMDB]
8.30 Special: Australia Day Concert. Includes Tattslotto
10.30 Australia Games ’85: Opening Ceremony
12.30am [STV] Close
12.30am [BCV/GLV] Movie: The Dark Command. 1940 (B&W) [IMDB]
2.10 [BCV/GLV] Movie: A Time To Love And A Time To Die. 1958 [IMDB]
4.30 [BCV/GLV] Bonanza
5.30 [BCV/GLV] Victory At Sea
(Continues to 6.30am)

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