28 March 1970: Barry Crocker (Sound Of Music)

28 March 1992: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away)

28 March 1998: Kerri-Anne Kennerley (Midday With Kerri-Anne)

28 March 2009: Jessica Tovey and Todd Lasance (Home And Away)

28 March 1966: Melbourne’s GTV9 presents a special featuring Welsh pop singer Tom Jones, filmed during his recent Australian visit.  Later, In Melbourne Tonight includes a guest appearance by visiting stars from the UK series Coronation Street. This is up against the final episode of ATV0’s variety show The Ray Taylor Show. The program began in August 1964 as a Saturday night program but failed to gain a significant audience with numerous timeslot and producer changes.

28 March 1971: All networks host an interview with Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh, direct from Adelaide. The Prince is touring Australia to commemorate the golden jubilee celebration of the Royal Australian Air Force. Reporters representing each network in the interview are Robert Moore (ABC), Bruce Webster (Seven), Tim Hewat (Nine) and Geoff Raymond (0-10). Seven and Nine both follow up the interview with a simulcast screening of the special Now Or Never, a documentary focusing on conservation, narrated by Prince Philip.

28 March 1983: Radio personality Tedd Bull and former STW9 presenter Jenny Seaton host the new morning chat show The Late Late Breakfast Show for TVW7, Perth.

28 March 1990: ABC presents the first episode of World War II mini-series Come In Spinner, starring Lisa Harrow, Kerry Armstrong and Rebecca Gibney (pictured).

28 March 1995: David Letterman hosts the 67th Academy Awards in Nine‘s delayed telecast from the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles.

28 March 1996: Comedians Julia Morris and Jimeoin are among the cast of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala (Seven) from Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne.

28 March 2010: The Australian Formula One Grand Prix from Albert Park, Melbourne, is live on Ten with a simulcast and extended telecast, including the post-race presentation, on One HD.

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