30 January 2013 archive

How Australia made ABBA

It is well known that Swedish pop group ABBA got their big break as winners of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974, but in many respects they only gained the attention of the recording industry and pop music fans worldwide after their subsequent popularity in Australia. Although they had some chart success in Europe following …

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3AW honours Peter Hitchener

Nine News Melbourne newsreader Peter Hitchener (pictured) was a special guest on Denis Walter‘s 3AW program yesterday (Tuesday) in celebration of his 40 years at the Nine Network. Offering their congratulations to Hitchener on his career achievement were Nine colleagues Tony Jones, Livinia Nixon, Pete Smith and news director Hugh Nailon. Raised in the remote Queensland town of Texas, …

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