13 May 1978: Chantal Contouri and Norman Yemm (The Sullivans)

13 May 1995: Melissa George (Home And Away)

13 May 2000: Holly Valance (with mother Rachel) and Kristy Vendy (with mother Chris) (Neighbours)

13 May 2006: Lleyton and Bec Hewitt, Ada Nicodemou (Home And Away), Bridie Carter (McLeod’s Daughters), John Wood (Blue Heelers), Kate Ritchie (Home And Away)

Motel: Jill Forster, Noel Trevarthen

13 May 1968: The Seven Network launches its new daytime serial MotelSeven’s Motel promised daytime sizzle [2018]

13 May 1992: ABC debuts two-part mini-series Children Of The Dragon – starring Bob Peck, Linda Cropper, Gary Sweet, Lily Chen and Wan Thye Leiw – set against the tumultuous events of China’s Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989.

13 May 1993: The Seven Network launches new sketch comedy series Full Frontal — Presented By Fast Forward.

13 May 2001: For the first time, SBS adds an Australian flavour to its coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest, with Effie Stefanidis (Mary Coustas) hosting segments with Australian panellists and guests, largely doing away with the imported commentary from BBC‘s Terry Wogan. The result was heavily criticised and SBS ended up screening a replay of the contest, sans Effie and with unedited Wogan commentary, at a later date.

13 May 2007: SBS presents a delayed coverage of the 52nd annual Eurovision Song Contest from Helsinki, Finland.

13 May 2007: ABC debuts the two-part mini-series Bastard Boys, tracing the story of the 1998 Australian waterfront dispute.

13 May 2010: ABC1 debuts the six-part documentary series Voyage To The Planets, with narration by actor Richard Roxburgh.

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