Tag: Tonight With Bert Newton

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 — 27 February

27 February 1963: Johnny O’Keefe (Sing, Sing, Sing) 27 February 2010: Jodi Gordon (Home And Away) 27 February 1975: ABC screens the movie Who Killed Jenny Langby?, a documentary and dramatised account of the pressures and breakdown of a working class family and the death of wife and mother Jenny Langsby (Julie Dawson, pictured). The …

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TV At 60: Viewing’s fine on GTV9

In his book Compulsive Viewing, Gerald Stone wrote that Australian television “started first in Sydney, but best in Melbourne.” He was no doubt referring to GTV9, which actually considered itself the underdog when it was the third channel to launch in Melbourne. It would go on to become one of the biggest successes in Australian …

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