7 January 1970: Johnny Farnham

7 January 1978: Marcia Hines (Marcia Hines Music)

7 January 1978: ABC Sportsman Of The Year

7 January 1989: Alex Papps (Home And Away)

7 January 1995: Tempany Deckert, Isla Fisher, Melissa George (Home And Away)

7 January 2006: Carla Bonner and Stephen Lovatt (Neighbours)

7 January 1974: The Seven Network launches a new half-hour variety show, JC At 8.30, hosted by TV producer John Collins. The new show, hoping to break the success of Number 96 on the 0-10 Network, was axed after two weeks.

7 January 1978: Talbot Duckmanton, Chairman of the ABC, presents the winner’s trophy in the 1977 Sportsman Of The Year Awards. This year’s major award winner was golfer Graham Marsh.

7 January 1996: The premiere of SBS series, Passion, presenting six short plays by Australian women. The first episode features Love Seen In Laundromat, starring Carole Skinner, and The Night Of The Missing Bridegroom, starring Jean Kittson (pictured)

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