5 June 1968: Bill Peach (This Day Tonight)

5 June 1965: Maggie Dence (The Mavis Bramston Show)

5 June 1976: Denise Drysdale (The Don Lane Show, The Bob Maumill Show)

5 June 1993: Jo Beth Taylor (Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show), David Faustino (Married… With Children), Lisa Hensley (Law Of The Land)

5 June 2004: Natalie Bassingthwaighte (Neighbours)

5 June 2010: Bernard Curry and Jodi Gordon (Home And Away)

5 June 1976: Young Talent Time celebrates its fifth anniversary — although the series actually met that milestone in April.

5 June 1995: The premiere of Network Ten soap Echo Point, slotted to run back-to-back with Neighbours and in competition with Home And Away. Poor ratings led to the series moving to 6.00pm then to a late night timeslot for its final episodes — Nineties soap gets online re-run [2020] The final episode of ABC’s comedy series Funky Squad, a parody of 1970s cop dramasFlashback to Funky Squad [2015]

5 June 1999: SBS premieres five-part documentary series If It Doesn’t Kill You, following the experiences of a group of street kids on board a small sailing boat in Bass Strait.

5 June 2007: The Nine Network premieres news satire program The Nation, with Mick Molloy, Jackie O, Nikki Osborne, Akmal Saleh, Gary Eck, Paul Calleja and Tiffany Cherry.

5 June 2012: Shutdown of analogue television services: Southern NSW, Canberra ACT, Griffith NSW — Southern NSW and ACT farewell analogue [2012]

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