24 March 1973: Gerard Kennedy (Division 4)

24 March 1979: Bert Newton (New Faces, The Don Lane Show)

24 March 1990: Kate Raison and Georgie Parker (A Country Practice)

24 March 2001: Kimberley Cooper (Home And Away)

24 March 2007: Amy Mizzi (Home And Away)

24 March 1971: GTV9 axes Tonight With Stuart Wagstaff and The Ugly Dave Gray Show — the two remaining spin-offs from the former In Melbourne Tonight.

24 March 1990: ABC, Seven and Nine all devote most of Saturday evening to coverage of the Federal Election from the National Tally Room in Canberra. Andrew Olle heads ABC’s coverage, with Dennis Grant and Derryn Hinch on Seven, and Jim Waley and Ray Martin on Nine. Ten’s election coverage is limited to fifteen minutes after Bill Collins’ Golden Years Of Hollywood movie, and SBS presents brief updates in between regular programs throughout the evening.

24 March 1993: The story of Ronald Ryan, the last man to be hanged in Australia, is told in the ABC documentary-drama The Last Man Hanged, through the eyes of journalist Keith Willey, who covered the 1967 execution and the political machinations leading up to it.

24 March 1998: Nine has a delayed coverage of the 70th Academy Awards, hosted by Billy Crystal from the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles .

24 March 2005: ABC debuts Collectors, a series that looks at the things that Australians are passionate about collecting.

24 March 2010: The debut of Seven‘s football show The Bounce, hosted by Peter Helliar (pictured far right), Matthew Richardson (centre) and Leigh Matthews.

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