On This Day — 8 February

8 February 1967: Gordon Boyd (Showcase)

8 February 1975: Josephine Knur (The Unisexers)

8 February 1975: Graham Kennedy (The Graham Kennedy Show)

8 February 1992: Rachael Beck and Julie McGregor (Hey Dad!)

8 February 1997: William McInnes and Tasma Walton (Blue Heelers)

8 February 2003: Georgie Parker (All Saints)


8 February 1978: ABC launches a new music series The Real Thing hosted by radio host Ron E Sparx. The first show includes appearances by Little River Band, Radio Birdman, Renee Geyer and Dragon.

8 February 1979: The Federal Government approves the application for Melbourne channel ATV0 to convert its transmission to the Channel 10 frequency — ATV0… from Go!! to Ten [2014]

8 February 1993: ABC launches breakfast news bulletin First Edition, presented by Kate Dunstan and Doug Weller (pictured).

8 February 2006: The debut of ABC cooking show The Cook And The Chef, featuring Maggie Beer and Simon Bryant.

8 February 2009: Chris Bath and Mike Munro host the premiere of Seven‘s weekly current affairs show Sunday Night.

8 February 2010: Network Ten (and One HD), Fox Sports 3 and ESPN telecast Superbowl XLIV, live from Miami Gardens, Florida.

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