25 May 1974: Jeanie Drynan and Leonard Teale (Class Of ’74)

25 May 1991: Nicolle Dickson and Ryan Clark (Home And Away); Michael O’Neill and Penny Cook (GP)

25 May 2002: Daniel Collopy and Tammin Sursok (Home And Away)

25 May 1977: Melbourne’s HSV7 screens the telemovie Mama’s Gone A-Hunting, starring Gerard Kennedy, Vince Martin, Carmen Duncan and Judy Morris. The telemovie, filmed in Sydney, was one of several by actor and producer Robert Bruning.

25 May 1994: The ABC special Punchlines: A Seriously Funny History recounts a generation of Australia’s comedic history, including interviews with Rachel Berger, Judith Lucy, Ian McFadyen, Rod Quantock and Mark Little.

25 May 1995: Network Ten‘s coverage of the Rugby World Cup begins with the Opening Ceremony, live from Cape Town, South Africa, followed by the opening match — Australia versus South Africa.

25 May 1996: Katrina Warren and Gary Eck (pictured) host the new series Candid Camera (Ten)

25 May 1997: The Seven Network debuts mini-series Kangaroo Palace, starring Rebecca Gibney, Jacqueline McKenzie, Jeremy Sims, John Polson and Josephine Byrnes.

25 May 2003: SBS presents a delayed coverage of the 48th annual Eurovision Song Contest from Riga, Latvia, with commentary by SBS movie host Des Mangan.

25 May 2005: Graham Kennedy, the man dubbed the ‘King’ of Australian television, dies age 71.

25 May 2005: The Nine Network presents coverage of Game One of the Rugby League State Of Origin — Queensland versus NSW — from Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. Host is Ken Sutcliffe with commentators Paul Vautin, Peter Sterling, Matthew Johns and Andrew Voss.

25 May 2008: SBS presents a delayed coverage of the 53rd annual Eurovision Song Contest from Belgrade, Serbia, with commentary by Terry Wogan (BBC).

25 May 2010: SBS screens the documentary Lani’s Story, tracing Lani Brennan‘s journey from a cycle of domestic violence to one of new beginnings.

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