3 August 1968: Ed Devereaux (Skippy The Bush Kangaroo)

3 August 1974: Rod Mullinar and Brenda Addie (Bellbird)

3 August 1991: Rebecca Gibney (All Together Now)

3 August 1996: Melissa George and Corey Glaister (Home And Away)

3 August 2002: Georgie Parker (All Saints)

3 August 2002: Claudia Karvan and Samuel Johnson (The Secret Life Of Us)

3 August 1964: First weekday transmission for Melbourne’s new channel, ATV0. Nancy Cato, Alec Finlay and Michael Boddy host the debut of the station’s afternoon program, The Children’s Show. The show becomes a predecessor to The Magic Circle Club, which debuts in 1965 and screens nationally.

3 August 1979: One-Day Miller, the comedy spin-off from the Tickled Pink series, debuts on ABC, starring Tony Llewellyn-Jones, Penne Hackforth-JonesLucky Grills and Willie Fennell.

3 August 1992: While the Olympic Games are in progress on Seven, Nine’s Sale Of The Century also takes on a sporting theme, with the start of the two-week ‘Battle Of The Codes’ contest, featuring players of Rugby League, Australian Rules, Rugby Union and Soccer.

3 August 2008: After 27 years, the final edition of Nine’s morning current affairs show SundaySunday, Nightline given the chop

3 August 2012: The final edition of Network Ten’s mid-morning program The Circle — The Circle axed, but Breakfast stays.


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