On This Day — 7 September

7 September 1974: Gerard Kennedy (Rush)

7 September 1991: Toni Pearen and Melissa Tkautz (E Street)

7 September 2002: Dan Paris and Kym Valentine (Neighbours)


7 September 1963: RTQ7, Rockhampton, is officially opened.

7 September 1964: AMV4, Albury, is officially opened — Prime Albury turns 50 [2014]

7 September 1975: ABC debuts the historical drama Ben Hall, a joint production between ABC, BBC and 20th Century Fox. The 13-part series was estimated to cost $2 million and starred British actors Jon Finch and Evin Crowley with Vincent Ball, Brian Blain, Ruth Cracknell, Elizabeth Alexander, John Orcsik, Alister Smart and Diana McLean.

7 September 1977: Jimmy Hannan hosts Quest Of Quests, from the National Gallery in Melbourne and telecast on the Nine Network, to select Australia’s representatives into the Miss World, Miss Young International, Miss International and Miss Asia pageants.  Western Australian Jaye Hopewell, 20, was selected as Miss World Australia.

7 September 1981: Game show The Price Is Right is revived after almost a decade off-air — this time re-named The New Price Is Right and hosted by Ian Turpie.

7 September 1992: ABC begins its coverage of the Paralympic Games from Spain, with a nightly half-hour package of highlights at 6.00pm.

7 September 1994: Brandon Burke and Dina Panozzo (pictured) star in the debut of sitcom Wedlocked (Seven).

7 September 1997: The series return of SBS documentary series Australian Biography profiles former federal politician Tom Uren.

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