30 March 1963: Michael Charlton (Four Corners)

30 March 1968: Brian Henderson (Bandstand)

30 March 1974: Peter Regan (The Box)

30 March 1985: Debbie Newsome (Perfect Match)

30 March 1991: Sophie Lee (The Bugs Bunny Show, The Flying Doctors)

30 March 1996: Lisa McCune and Grant Bowler (Blue Heelers)

30 March 1982: Seven screens a delayed via satellite telecast of the 54th Academy Awards, held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, and hosted by talk show host Johnny Carson.

30 March 1983: The final episode of soapie The Young Doctors airs on Nine, bringing the long-running series to an end after a record 1396 episodes — The Young Doctors turns 40 [2016]

30 March 1989: Nine presents a delayed telecast of the 61st Academy Awards from the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles. In a departure from the usual format, the awards presentation did not have a host.

30 March 1989: At midnight tonight, the first stage of regional market aggregation launches, with Prime (Orange, Dubbo, Wagga Wagga) extending its coverage into Wollongong and Canberra, while Wollongong incumbent WIN extends into Canberra, and Canberra’s Capital Television expands into Wollongong — giving Wollongong and Canberra a choice of commercial channels for the first time. WIN and Capital would expand into Prime’s coverage areas in December, giving the combined area a choice of three commercial channels — Aggregation

30 March 1993: Billy Crystal hosts the 65th Academy Awards in Nine’s delayed telecast from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles.

30 March 1994: Richard Stubbs hosts the ARIA Awards on Nine. Neil Mercer hosts the debut of current affairs show The Times on Seven.

30 March 1997: Bill Woods hosts the debut of Ten’s new motor racing series RPM.

30 March 2008: ABC debuts six-part drama series East Of Everything, starring Richard Roxburgh, Susie Porter, Tom Long, Gia Carides, Steve Bisley, Liana Cornell, Nick Tate and Craig Hall. The Seven Network launches a revival of the sports game show Gladiators, hosted by Tom Williams and Zoe Naylor.

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