Tag: Saturday Date

On This Day — 11 July

11 July 1962: Panda Lisner (The Happy Show) 11 July 1964: Graham Kennedy (In Melbourne Tonight), Jimmy Hannan (Saturday Date), Gerry Gibson (Tonight, Brisbane), Lionel Williams (Adelaide Tonight) 11 July 1992: Emily Symons (Home And Away) 11 July 2009: Eloise Mignon and James Sorensen (Neighbours)

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Obituary: Jimmy Hannan

Jimmy Hannan, one of Australia’s leading stars of the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, has died at the age of 84 after a short battle with cancer. Sydney-born Hannan made his TV debut in 1956 as a contestant on Name That Tune, Australia’s first TV game show.  The prize money he won on the show paid …

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TV Week Logie Awards: 50 years ago

Jimmy Hannan (pictured), host of teenage music program Saturday Date, was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television at the 7th annual TV Week Logie Awards. The awards were held on Friday 26 March 1965 at the Palais de Danse, Melbourne and hosted by Gerald Lyons. Crowds of fans queued outside …

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