4 March 1967: Les Dayman, Leonard Teale, Jack Fegan (Homicide)

4 March 1970: Kevin Miles (The Link Men)

4 March 1972: Roger Moore (The Saint, The Persuaders), Robert Reed (The Brady Bunch), Gerard Kennedy (Division 4), Juliet Mills (Nanny And The Professor)

4 March 1972: Mike Willesee (A Current Affair)

4 March 1995: Janet Jackson and Kylie Minogue

4 March 2006: The Biggest Loser

4 March 1962: New TV station — NBN3, Newcastle, New South Wales — TV at 60: TV comes to regional NSW [2022]

Come Midnight Monday

4 March 1982: ABC debuts children’s drama Come Midnight Monday, based on the book by David Burke. The seven-part series stars Stephen Comey (Sons And Daughters), Jacqui Gordon (Prisoner), Sally Boyden (Young Talent Time), Tommy Dysart, Tim Blake, Peter Cummins and Julie Hamilton.

4 March 1985: ABC launches The National, a revamped news and current affairs format replacing the traditional 7pm state-based news bulletins and the former current affairs program NationwideThe National, ABC’s $25m news gamble [2015]

4 March 1991: Seven’s long-running game show Wheel Of Fortune celebrates its 2000th episode with John Burgess, Adriana Xenides and voice-over man John Deeks presenting highlights from the show’s past.

4 March 2001: Drama series Head Start, based around a group of young entrepreneurs who are recipients of innovation grants, debuts on ABC.

4 March 2007: ABC screens the concert from The Kylie Showgirl Homecoming Tour, filmed at Kylie Minogue‘s 2006 Melbourne concert at Rod Laver Arena. Sandra Sully hosts Ten‘s special Cool Aid: The National Carbon Test, examining the issue of climate change and featuring interviews with Al Gore and Tim Flannery.

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