July 2015 archive

1995: July 1-7

Kimberley’s death threats Being in such a high profile role, Neighbours star Kimberley Davies (pictured) could expect to receive some form of unwanted attention, but for the young star it has taken its toll on her social life. “Most people who approach me are lovely, but you do get the odd person calling out, ‘Slut’ or …

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Obituary: Bill Marsden

Bill Marsden, founding general manager of Wagga Wagga television station RVN2, has died at the age of 90. Formerly manager of Young radio station 2LF, Marsden was appointed to the Board of Riverina Television Pty Ltd upon it gaining the licence to operate the TV station in the Riverina and South Western Slopes district in 1962. He was …

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Ten Brisbane turns 50

Ten Brisbane is 50 years old today. As well as being Brisbane’s third commercial station it was also the third station to launch in the Independent Television System — the network now known as Network Ten. The licence to operate the new channel was awarded to Universal Telecasters (Queensland) Limited in February 1964. But only a few weeks …

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