27 July 1991: Marcus Graham and Alyssa-Jane Cook (E Street)
27 July 1996: Isla Fisher (Home And Away)
27 July 1971: Nine presents via satellite coverage of the heavyweight title fight between Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) and Jimmy Ellis, live from Houston Astrodome, Texas.
27 July 1978: ABC presents Quentin Crisp In Australia. Dubbed “England’s most famous homosexual”, the 70-year-old Crisp is in Australia to preach on the subject of ‘style’, and this half-hour special also looks at Australia’s response to its first ‘travelling, performing homosexual philosopher.’
27 July 1984: As the Olympic Games from Los Angeles approaches, despite not being an Olympic rights holder, Nine has the Olympic Gala Concert from LA, followed by a 90-minute special Time Capsule — The Los Angeles Olympic Games Of 1932.
27 July 1987: It’s a battle of the mini-series between Anne Of Green Gables — The Sequel (Seven) and Peter The Great (Nine), while Ten opts for a classic James Bond flick, Moonraker.
27 July 1991: Hey Hey It’s Saturday is presented from Perth’s Burswood Casino in a tribute to the musical Grease. Featuring in the concert special are Craig McLachlan, Wendy Matthews, Rhonda Burchmore, Nathan Cavaleri and Melissa Hannan.