Tag: ABC Sportsman Of The Year Awards

On This Day — 8 January

8 January 1972: Philip Brady (The Money Makers, Get The Message) 8 January 1977: ABC Sportsman Of The Year 8 January 1994: Jo Beth Taylor (Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show) 8 January 2000: Paul Bishop (Blue Heelers) 8 January 2005: Ada Nicodemou and Tim Campbell (Home And Away) 8 January 1964: The Frank Ifield Show, …

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On This Day — 7 January

7 January 1970: Johnny Farnham 7 January 1978: Marcia Hines (Marcia Hines Music) 7 January 1978: ABC Sportsman Of The Year 7 January 1989: Alex Papps (Home And Away) 7 January 1995: Tempany Deckert, Isla Fisher, Melissa George (Home And Away) 7 January 2006: Carla Bonner and Stephen Lovatt (Neighbours) 7 January 1974: The Seven …

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On This Day — 6 January

6 January 1971: Garry Pankhurst and Skippy (Skippy The Bush Kangaroo) 6 January 1973: Michael Pate (Matlock Police) 6 January 1973: Joe Hasham (Number 96) and Sue Phelan 6 January 1979: ABC Sportsman Of The Year 6 January 1990: Kylie Minogue 6 January 1996: TV Turns 40 6 January 2007: Home And Away 6 January …

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On This Day — 5 January

5 January 1974: ABC Sportsman Of The Year 5 January 1980: Lynda Stoner (Cop Shop) 5 January 1980: ABC Sportsman Of The Year 5 January 1991: Nicolle Dickson (Home And Away) 5 January 2002: Madeleine West, Blair McDonough, Dan Paris, Kym Valentine (Neighbours) 5 January 2008: Kym Valentine and Brett Tucker (Neighbours) 5 January 1986: …

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On This Day — 4 January

4 January 1962: “Honest John” Gilbert and Syd Heylen (Sunnyside Up) 4 January 1967: Normie Rowe 4 January 1975: ABC Sportsman Of The Year 4 January 1992: Alyssa-Jane Cook (E Street) 4 January 2003: Daniel Collopy and Tammin Sursok (Home And Away) 4 January 1971: The acclaimed US children’s program Sesame Street debuts on ABC …

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On This Day — 3 January

3 January 1976: Debbie Byrne  3 January 1981: 25 Years of Television 3 January 1987: Pamela Stephenson, Sir Les Patterson (Barry Humphries), Andrew Clarke (Les Patterson Saves The World) 3 January 1998: Bert Newton (Good Morning Australia) and wife Patti 3 January 2004: Patrick Harvey and Kate Keltie (Neighbours) 3 January 2009: Kym Valentine and …

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Classic TV Guides: Skippy

Skippy The Bush Kangaroo, possibly Australian television’s first major television export, made its Australian debut in Sydney and Melbourne on 5 February 1968. Ninety-one episodes over three series were made between 1966 and 1969. Following the adventures of the Waratah National Park ranger’s youngest son, Sonny Hammond (Garry Pankhurst), and his ultra-intuitive marsupial companion, Skippy …

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Classic TV Guides: Meet Prince Philip

In March 1971, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, toured Australia as part of the golden jubilee celebration for the Royal Australian Air Force. The half-hour special Meet Prince Philip, was telecast live from Adelaide with the Prince interviewed by reporters from each of the four networks. Seven and Nine followed up the interview with a …

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