25 July 1981: Gordon Jackson, Helen Morse, Brian Brown (A Town Like Alice)

25 July 1987: Jacki MacDonald and Daryl Somers (Hey Hey It’s Saturday)

25 July 1992: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) and Kieren Perkins

25 July 2009: Todd Lasance and Jessica Tovey (Home And Away)

25 July 1978: The one-hour special The Barry Humphries Show, taped during the Barry Humphries‘ recent tour of the UK, includes his alter-egos Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson.

25 July 1990: Noni Hazlehurst, Deidre Rubenstein and Tony Barry star in the documentary-drama Breaking Through (ABC), focusing on the real-life case of Cathy Ann Matthews and her frightening and painful childhood. The physical, emotional and sexual abuse perpetrated by her father was so distressing that she shut it out of her conscious mind for over 40 years.

25 July 1992: Seven’s coverage of The Games Of The XXV Olympiad commences at 10.45pm with a two-hour preview followed by specials The Torch Of Champions: The History Of The Summer Games (12.45am) and Seoul ’88: 16 Days Of Glory (2.30am) before crossing to Barcelona for live coverage of the Opening Ceremony from 3.30am.

25 July 1993: After months of planning and numerous working titles, the new sketch comedy series The Comedy Sale debuts on Seven, starring Frank Woodley, Colin Lane, Mikey Robbins, Ross Daniels, Daina Reid and the Umbilical Brothers.

25 July 1996: Mike Munro returns with a new series of This Is Your Life on Nine.

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