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Classic TV Guides: SBS wins the World Cup

Since its inception in 1980, SBS has championed and promoted the world game of football, or soccer, to the domestic audience. The network covered local and overseas competitions and programs like World Soccer brought the game into the Australian mainstream. Before then, soccer was mostly allowed not much more than maybe an hour a week …

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1979: 21st TV Week Logie Awards

After more than twenty years in television it had been a long time coming – but the 21st anniversary TV Week Logie Awards finally saw Bert Newton win his first Gold Logie. Newton, a veteran Logies host as well as host of New Faces and sidekick on The Don Lane Show, had been nominated several …

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