17 June 1967: Graham Kennedy (In Melbourne Tonight)

17 June 1967: Don Lane (Tonight With Don Lane)

17 June 1970: George Mallaby (Homicide)

17 June 1978: Rowena Wallace, Jo-Anne Moore, George Mallaby (Cop Shop)

17 June 1995: Kylie Minogue

17 June 2000: Kate Ritchie (Home And Away)

17 June 2006: Jodi Gordon and Paul O’Brien (Home And Away)

17 June 1959: ABC presents the first Australian television adaptations of Shakespeare, with Hamlet broadcast on ABN2, Sydney, and Antony And Cleopatra on ABV2, Melbourne, at the same time.

17 June 1966: The final episode of HSV7’s long-running variety show Sunnyside Up. The weekly show began in August 1957 as The Happy Gang, a TV version of the popular radio show of the same name. The show was revamped in May 1958 to the new title Sunnyside Up.

17 June 1994 (overnight into 18 June): SBS commences coverage of the FIFA World Cup from the United States, with the Opening Ceremony in Chicago, followed by the opening match between Germany and Bolivia.

17 June 2001: The Nine Network premieres Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner with Suzie Wilks.

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