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On This Day — 3 March

3 March 1965: Johnny O’Keefe (Sing, Sing, Sing) 3 March 1973: Tony Barber (Temptation / The Great Temptation) and Gail Fisher (Mannix) 3 March 1973: Maurie Fields (Bellbird) 3 March 1979: Joanna Lockwood and Peter Adams (Cop Shop) 3 March 1984: Mike Willesee (Willesee) and Bert Newton (Tonight With Bert Newton) 3 March 1990: Alyce …

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On This Day — 24 February

24 February 1971: Elspeth Ballantyne and Dennis Miller (Bellbird) 24 February 1973: Tony Barber (Temptation / The Great Temptation) 24 February 1979: John Orcsik and Paula Duncan (Cop Shop) 24 February 1979: Peter Lochran, Chris Orchard, Diana McLean (The Young Doctors) 24 February 1990: Simone Buchanan (Hey Dad!) 24 February 1996: Kimberley Davies (Neighbours) 24 …

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On This Day — 23 February

23 February 1966: Graham Kennedy (In Melbourne Tonight) 23 February 1974: Carl Bleazby and Dorothy Bradley (Bellbird) 23 February 1980: Anne Semler and Syd Heylen (Arcade) 23 February 1980: George Negus, Ray Martin, Gerald Stone, Ian Leslie (60 Minutes) 23 February 1991: Tammy MacIntosh (Chances) 23 February 2002: Ada Nicodemou and Max Theoharis (Home And …

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On This Day — 22 February

22 February 1962: Bert Newton (The Channel Nine Show) and Graham Kennedy (In Melbourne Tonight) 22 February 1967: Bobby Limb (Sound Of Music) 22 February 1975: Mike Preston (Bellbird) 22 February 1975: Denise Drysdale (The Ernie Sigley Show) 22 February 1992: Sophie Lee 22 February 1997: Colin Friels and Catherine McClements (Water Rats) 22 February …

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On This Day — 18 February

18 February 1970: Terry McDermott, Margaret Cruickshank, Mark Albiston (Bellbird) 18 February 1981: Don Lane and Graham Kennedy 18 February 1989: Rachel Friend and Ashley Paske (Neighbours) 18 February 1995: Isla Fisher and Daniel Amalm (Home And Away) 18 February 2006: Dancing With The Stars 18 February 1972: Bert Newton hosts the 14th annual TV …

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On This Day — 1 January

1 January 1959: Graham Kennedy and Panda Lisner (In Melbourne Tonight) 1 January 1972: Bellbird 1 January 1977: Jacki Weaver 1 January 1994: Simon Baker-Denny and Lisa Lackey (Home And Away) 1 January 2000: Kimberley Cooper (Home And Away) 1 January 2005: Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Stefan Dennis (Neighbours) 1 January 1959: Newsreader Eric Pearce presents …

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The Wicked City: ill-fated 1880s drama

In 1971, the Seven Network had bold plans for a new “provocative and bawdy” series set in Melbourne in the 1880s. The network had a proposal titled Man Of Property, starring Robin Ramsay, formerly of Bellbird, in the lead role of a strait-laced English doctor living in Melbourne at the end of the gold rush …

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On This Day — 30 August

30 August 1969: Elspeth Ballantyne (Bellbird) 30 August 1975: Steven Zammit, Johnny Young, Karen Knowles (Young Talent Time) 30 August 1975: Mike Willesee (This Is Your Life) 30 August 1980: Michael Caton (The Sullivans) 30 August 2003: Caroline Craig (Blue Heelers) 30 August 2008: Tessa James and Lincoln Lewis (Home And Away) 30 August 1960: …

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On This Day — 28 August

28 August 1958: Panda Lisner (In Melbourne Tonight) 28 August 1959: Johnny O’Keefe (Six O’Clock Rock) 28 August 1965: Pop star Normie Rowe 28 August 1976: Victoria Quilter and Lucky Grills (Bluey) 28 August 1982: Rowena Wallace (Sons And Daughters) 28 August 1993: Cathy Godbold (Newlyweds) 28 August 1999: Jesse Spencer and Brooke Satchwell (Neighbours) …

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On This Day — 14 July

14 July 1973: Peter Aanensen (Bellbird) 14 July 1973: Candy Raymond and Vicki Raymond (Number 96) 14 July 1979: Elspeth Ballantyne, Patsy King, Fiona Spence (Prisoner) 14 July 1990: Jana Wendt (A Current Affair) 14 July 2001: Gretel Killeen (Big Brother), Judith McGrath (All Saints), Cornelia Frances (The Weakest Link), Jackie O (Popstars), Ita Buttrose …

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