28 February 1976: John Waters (Rush)

28 February 1981: John Waters

28 February 1998: Jackie Woodburne, Alan Fletcher, Nicola Charles (Neighbours)

28 February 2004: Jason Smith, Isabel Lucas, Chris Hemsworth (Home And Away)

28 February 2009: Brett Tucker and Kym Valentine (Neighbours)

28 February 1959: ABC debuts music show Six O’Clock Rock, hosted by Ricki Merriman and featuring Johnny O’Keefe and his band The Dee Jays. O’Keefe took over as host six weeks later.

28 February 1975: The last day of black and white television with colour transmission officially launching at 12.00am on Saturday 1 March 1975 — 40 years of colour TV [2014]

28 February 1978: ABC debuts the late night music show, Rocturnal, hosted by David Woodhall and produced at ABS2, Adelaide. The program was inspired by the ABCFM radio show of the same name.

28 February 1982: Greg Evans hosts ATV10’s live coverage of Moomba Festival’s Birdman Rally. This was followed by highlights of the Mushroom Evolution Concert, which was held at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in January as a celebration of ten years of Mushroom Records. Performers at the concert included Renee Geyer, Russell Morris, The Sports, Jo Jo Zep And The Falcons and FJ Holden And The Fives. The concert telecast was simulcast with radio station 3XY.

28 February 1993: ABC documentary series True Stories presents Feed Them To Cannibals, a colourful review of Sydney’s annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

28 February 1995: Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show celebrates its 200th show with a guest appearance by Geoff Harvey and a 20-piece brass band.

28 February 2005: Nine broadcasts a delayed prime time telecast of the 77th Academy Awards from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

28 February 2010: Rebecca Gibney, Vince Colosimo, Maya Stange and Jessica Tovey star in the Nine Network telemovie Wicked Love; The Maria Korp Story — a dramatised account of the attempted murder and disappearance of Melbourne woman Maria Korp.

28 February 2016: The Seven Network launches new channel 7flix, offering an emphasis on movies and kids entertainment — New channel 7flix debuts 28 February

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