Tag: The Celebrity Game

Obituary: Joy Chambers

Joy Chambers, actor, author and wife of the late Reg Grundy, has died at age 76. Named as the inaugural Miss Surf Girl by the Queensland Surf Life Saving Club in 1965, she was doing modelling work when she auditioned for a panellist role for Brisbane-based game show I’ve Got A Secret. She caught the …

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On This Day — 14 August

14 August 1971: Gerard Kennedy (Division 4) 14 August 1971: Geoff Stone, Leo Port, Diana Fisher, Nick Lamont (The Inventors) 14 August 1976: Mike Dorsey and Wendy Blacklock (Number 96) 14 August 1976: Johnny Pace and Harriet (The Celebrity Game) 14 August 2004: James Mathison, Osher Günsberg and Australian Idol contestants 14 August 2010: Ray …

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On This Day — 16 June

16 June 1973: Pamela Stephenson (Ryan) 16 June 1979: Eric Oldfield, Kerri Eichhorn and Judy Lynne (The Young Doctors) 16 June 1990: Josephine Mitchell and Craig McLachlan (Home And Away) 16 June 2001: Kimberley Cooper and Tammin Sursok (Home And Away) 16 June 1976: Includes Certain Women, Casino 10, The Celebrity Game, The Don Lane …

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On This Day — 12 June

12 June 1976: Mike Preston (The Celebrity Game) 12 June 1999: Catherine McClements and Steve Bisley (Water Rats) Saturday 12 June 1965: Perth’s second commercial TV station, STW9, is officially opened — ending a six-year commercial monopoly held in the city by TVW7. Nine Perth turns 50 [2015] Friday 12 June 1981: Includes the movie …

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Obituary: Reg Grundy

Reg Grundy, the radio announcer who went on to become one of Australia’s most successful television producers, has died at the age of 92. His media career began in the 1950s as a sports commentator on Sydney radio station 2SM. This led to him developing and hosting radio game shows, the most successful being Wheel …

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ACA interviews Reg Grundy

It is not often that this site actively promotes A Current Affair but will make an exception for this coming Monday’s edition as host Tracy Grimshaw interviews legendary television producer Reg Grundy (pictured) and wife, actress and author Joy Chambers at their home in Bermuda. Grundy first appeared on TV in 1959 as the host …

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1978: January 21-27

Cover Story: Marcia – The hard road to the hits: Queen of Pop Marcia Hines has taken her show on a tour around Australia, with 86 concerts performed in as many towns and cities over fourteen weeks – claiming to be the biggest tour ever undertaken in Australia. In this double-page article, Hines’ manager Peter …

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