January 2024 archive

On This Day — 31 January

31 January 1976: Paul Cronin (Matlock Police, Solo One) 31 January 1976: Johnny Farnham 31 January 1998: Kristy Wright (Home And Away) 31 January 2004: Jane Allsop and Martin Sacks (Blue Heelers) 31 January 2009: Jodi Gordon and Luke Jacobz (Home And Away) 31 January 1983: The first episode of the new Nine Network police …

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On This Day — 30 January

30 January 1958: Graham Kennedy (and Panda Lisner posing as the “mystery bride”) (In Melbourne Tonight) 30 January 1963: Bobby Limb (The Mobil-Limb Show) 30 January 1971: Belinda Taubman (Sound Of Music) 30 January 1993: Kym Wilson (A Country Practice) 30 January 2010: Rebecca Breeds and Lincoln Lewis (Home And Away) 30 January 1984: Network …

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Obituary: Troy Beckwith

Former Neighbours star Troy Beckwith has died at age 48. News of his death was posted to social media by former castmate Kym Valentine: “It pains me so much to have to say this. Our dear old friend Troy Beckwith has passed away. Another member of our tv family gone way too soon. There will …

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On This Day — 29 January

29 January 1964: Johnny O’Keefe (Sing, Sing, Sing) 29 January 1972: Johnny Young (Young Talent Time) 29 January 1977: Bert Newton (The Don Lane Show, New Faces) 29 January 1983: Val Lehman and Maggie Kirkpatrick (Prisoner) 29 January 1994: Melissa George and Jimmy Lucinia (Home And Away) 29 January 2000: Kristy Wright (Above The Law) …

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On This Day — 28 January

28 January 1978: Rebecca Gilling, Ken James, Camilla Rountree (Glenview High) 28 January 1981: George Negus (60 Minutes) 28 January 1984: Joanna Moore (The Channel Niners) 28 January 1995: Georgie Parker (Fire) 28 January 2006: Tim Campbell, Ada Nicodemou, Nicholas Bishop (Home And Away) 28 January 1975: The Seven Network‘s school drama Class Of ’74 …

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On This Day — 27 January

27 January 1973: Bert Newton (The Graham Kennedy Show) 27 January 1979: Paul Cronin (The Sullivans) 27 January 1979: Susan Hannaford (The Sullivans) 27 January 1979: Don Lane (The Don Lane Show) 27 January 1996: Kimberley Davies and Steven Jacobs (Just Kidding) 27 January 2001: Ben Tari, Ling-Hsueh Tang, Erik Thomson, Libby Tanner, Georgie Parker …

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On This Day — 26 January

26 January 1974: Number 96 26 January 1975: Pete Smith (The Ernie Sigley Show) 26 January 1980: Zoe Bertram (The Restless Years), Michael Caton (The Sullivans), Daryl Somers, Ossie Ostrich, Jacki MacDonald (Hey Hey It’s Saturday), Don Lane and Bert Newton (The Don Lane Show). 26 January 1991: Nicole Kidman 26 January 2002: McLeod’s Daughters, …

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On This Day — 25 January

25 January 1975: Gerard Kennedy (Division 4) 25 January 1975: Peita Toppano, Angela Punch, Sharon Higgins, Gordon Glenwright (Class Of ’75) 25 January 1992: Jana Wendt (A Current Affair) 25 January 1997: Lisa McCune and Martin Sacks (Blue Heelers) 25 January 2003: Aaron Jeffery and Lisa Chappell (McLeod’s Daughters) 25 January 1963: GTV9, Melbourne, in …

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On This Day — 24 January

24 January 1976: Chelsea Brown (Celebrity Squares) 24 January 1976: Frankie Howerd and Kate Fitzpatrick (Up The Convicts) 24 January 1981: Peter Lochran and Karen Pini (The Young Doctors) 24 January 1998: Tennis champion Pat Rafter 24 January 2004: Christie Hayes and Sam Atwell (Home And Away) 24 January 2009: Dustin Clare, Kate Ritchie, Matthew …

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On This Day — 23 January

23 January 1965: Patricia “Little Pattie” Amphlett (Bandstand) 23 January 1988: Lorrae Desmond, Brian Wenzel, Jo Mitchell (A Country Practice) 23 January 1993: Gia Carides (Police Rescue) 23 January 1999: Dan Paris, Daniel MacPherson, Jesse Spencer (Neighbours) 23 January 2010: Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Jessica Tovey, Wil Traval (Underbelly: The Golden Mile) 23 January 1998: Homegrown Shorts, …

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