Tag: Good Friday Appeal

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Good Friday for the kids

The Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal returns for its 83rd year this Good Friday. The Appeal, started back in 1931 by the Sporting Globe newspaper, is a tradition embraced by Victorians who support the fundraiser in overwhelming numbers every year. Seven has been the television partner of the appeal since 1957 and has broadcast …

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1992: April 12-18

Hello, baby… and goodbye to Wandin Valley!The birth of James Gardner Tyler in A Country Practice will mark the end of an era as his parents Matt (John Tarrant) and Lucy (Georgie Parker, pictured) depart Wandin Valley with their newborn to start a new life in Vietnam.  For Parker, there are no regrets about moving …

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Hollywood star shines at 1962 Appeal

Hollywood star Jane Russell (pictured) was the headline guest at the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal 50 years ago. The 40-year-old, still looking as glamorous as she had twenty years earlier when she rose to fame as the 1940s sex symbol in the movie classic The Outlaw, was in Sydney as part of a …

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Good Friday Appeal tradition continues

Flashback to 1972… and Temptation and Great Temptation hostess Barbara Rogers and Homicide star Leonard Teale (pictured) are promoting the Good Friday Appeal telethons for Melbourne’s HSV7 and Adelaide’s ADS7. The Adelaide telethon has long gone, but Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal continues to tap into the generosity of Victorians to raise funds …

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1991: March 23-29

Off to a flying start! ”The best in a decade!”  That’s how one high-ranked television executive – not connected to host broadcaster the Nine Network – described the 33rd annual TV Week Logie Awards.  And the night got off to a flying start, with host Daryl Somers making his spectacular entrance from high up in …

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1990: April 7-13

‘No candlelit dinners, please!’ While Georgie Parker’s character in A Country Practice, Lucy Gardiner, is at crossroads at her relationship with Matt Tyler (John Tarrant) with dreams of romantic dinners and phone calls, the actress has admitted that in real life she couldn’t be more opposite.  “I’m not romantic at all.  I’m not at all.  …

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Good Friday Appeal on again

Good Friday in Victoria means another Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal, raising funds for what is one of the world’s leading children’s hospitals – caring for over 280,000 children each year from around Australia and overseas. This year marks the 80th year for the appeal which was started as a sporting carnival, organised by …

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Hey Hey ready for revival

Almost a decade after its demise, Hey Hey It’s Saturday is set to come back – at this stage in the form of two reunion specials to air on the Nine Network later this year. If the specials rate well then it may trigger negotiations for a revived ongoing series. Daryl Somers, who hosted HHIS …

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1979: April 7-13

The Prisoner Files So who’s who on both sides of the bars at Wentworth Detention Centre?  TV Times presents a special guide to the prisoners and officers in the new 0-10 Network series. Karen Travers (Peita Toppano): Deeply religious, Travers is convicted for the murder of her brutal husband.  Sentenced to life behind bars.  Peita …

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