On This Day — 28 June

28 June 1980: Tina Bursill and Gerard Kennedy (Skyways)

28 June 2003: Jay Bunyan and Delta Goodrem (Neighbours)

28 June 2008: Indiana Evans, Mark Furze, Christie Hayes (Home And Away)


28 June 1967: The debut of the 26-part drama series You Can’t See Round Corners, starring Ken Shorter and Rowena Wallace. The series was an adaptation of the novel written by Jon Cleary — You Can’t See Round Corners… and a star is born [2017]

28 June 1971: The final edition of Bob and Dolly Dyer’s Pick A Box — the quiz show that began on radio in 1948 and converted to television in 1957. One of the first ‘national’ shows on Australian television — 50 years since Pick-A-Box ended [2021]

28 June 1982: The debut of Nine’s National Today Show which had replaced the one-hour news bulletin National Nine News Today that had launched earlier in the year in the 7am timeslot. The National Today Show is the program now known as Today Today celebrates 40 years [2022]

28 June 1993: Former Seven Network lifestyle show Live It Up, hosted by Trisha Goddard, is relaunched as a weekday afternoon program, 3.30pm on Ten.

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1 comment

  1. I had forgotten about Tina Bursill, who went on to a fine acting career.

    There was a Trisha Goddard on English tv when we were there last month and I wondered if it is the same Trisha Goddard I remembered in Australia, and after just checking, yes it is.

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