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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 — 26 January

26 January 1974: Number 96 26 January 1975: Pete Smith (The Ernie Sigley Show) 26 January 1980: Zoe Bertram (The Restless Years), Michael Caton (The Sullivans), Daryl Somers, Ossie Ostrich, Jacki MacDonald (Hey Hey It’s Saturday), Don Lane and Bert Newton (The Don Lane Show). 26 January 1991: Nicole Kidman 26 January 2002: McLeod’s Daughters, …

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On This Day — 11 September

11 September 1971: Terence Donovan (Division 4) and Sue Donovan (Matlock Police) 11 September 1971: Ted Hamilton (Division 4) 11 September 1976: Graeme Blundell (Alvin Purple) 11 September 1976: Jon English (Number 96) 11 September 1993: Dieter Brummer and Melissa George (Home And Away) 11 September 1999: Sigrid Thornton (Seachange) 11 September 2004: Wil Traval …

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On This Day — 8 September

8 September 1973: Sheila Kennelly and Gordon McDougall (Number 96) 8 September 1973: Mike Walsh (The Mike Walsh Show) 8 September 1984: Jacki MacDonald, Ossie Ostrich, Daryl Somers (Hey Hey It’s Saturday) 8 September 1990: Mat Stevenson and Emily Symons (Home And Away) 8 September 2001: Erik Thomson and Georgie Parker (All Saints) 8 September …

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On This Day — 26 August

26 August 1972: George Mallaby (Homicide) 26 August 1972: Olympic Games  26 August 1978: John Walton and Megan Williams (The Sullivans) 26 August 1995: Melissa George and Dieter Brummer (Home And Away) 26 August 2006: Amy Mathews and Chris Hemsworth (Home And Away) 26 August 1972: ABC and Seven both broadcast the Opening Ceremony of …

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On This Day — 16 August

16 August 1975: Denise Drysdale (The Ernie Sigley Show) 16 August 1980: Peter Adams and Joanna Lockwood (Cop Shop) 16 August 1980: Lionel Williams (It’s A Woman’s World) 16 August 1997: Nicola Charles (Neighbours) 16 August 2008: Mark Priestley and Jolene Anderson (All Saints) 16 August 1959: Brisbane becomes the first Australian city outside of …

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TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

It was a second Gold Logie in a row for Blue Heelers star Lisa McCune at the 40th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Crown Entertainment Complex on 19 April 1998. She won the award ahead of her fellow nominees — Midday host Kerri-Anne Kennerley, Logies host Daryl Somers, A Current Affair host …

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On This Day — 27 July

27 July 1991: Marcus Graham and Alyssa-Jane Cook (E Street) 27 July 1996: Isla Fisher (Home And Away) 27 July 1971: Nine presents via satellite coverage of the heavyweight title fight between Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) and Jimmy Ellis, live from Houston Astrodome, Texas. 27 July 1978: ABC presents Quentin Crisp In Australia. Dubbed “England’s …

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On This Day — 26 July

26 July 1969: George Mallaby (Homicide) 26 July 1975: Actor Jack Thompson 26 July 1980: Tony Alvarez, Jennifer Murphy, John O’May from the theatre production Evita 26 July 1997: Jo Beth Taylor (Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show, Hey Hey It’s Saturday) 26 July 2003: Madeleine West and Ryan Moloney (Neighbours) 26 July 2008: Nadine Garner …

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