12 May 1973: Tom Oliver (Number 96)

12 May 1979: Nick Hedstrom, Shane Porteous, Zoe Bertram (The Restless Years)

12 May 1990: Josephine Mitchell and Craig McLachlan (Home And Away)

12 May 2001: Paula Forrest and Tammin Sursok (Home And Away) with Julie Sursok

12 May 2002: Ian Thorpe (Undercover Angels)

12 May 2007: Aaron Jeffery (McLeod’s Daughters), Kate Ritchie (Home And Away), Rove McManus (Rove)

12 May 1962: New TV Station — RTN8, Lismore, New South Wales.

12 May 1975: Nine’s new variety show The Don Lane Show begins a successful eight year run.. For the first show, host Don Lane is joined by guest stars Marcia Hines, Colleen Hewett, Linda George and Toni Lamond.

12 May 1979: ABC crosses live to Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup Final – Arsenal versus Manchester United.

12 May 1990: ABC crosses live to Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup Final – Manchester United versus Crystal Palace.

12 May 1991: SBS debuts documentary series Through Australia Eyes, a six-part series covering a wide variety of otherwise unrelated material – except they, as the title suggests, focus on life through Australian eyes.

12 May 1996: Nine screens the telemovie McLeod’s Daughters, starring Jack Thompson, Kym Wilson and Tammy MacIntosh. The telemovie later spun off onto a long-running series.

12 May 2002: The Seven Network launches reality series Undercover Angels with Ian Thorpe, Jackie O, Katie Underwood and Simone Kessell.

12 May 2003: The Nine Network debuts comedy-variety show Micallef Tonight with Shaun Micallef.

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