Header Brekky with Ted

Countdown Anniversary

On this date: November 8, 1974: Countdown went to air for the first time on ABC television.

The first programs in 1974 went for half an hour and were shown on ABC TV on Friday nights. The final program went to air in July 1987 and was recorded at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.

You may also like...

Microwave Anniversary

Microwave Anniversary

The microwave first went on sale (in the US) on October 25, 1955. In 2017 ... how much do you rely on yours...

Race On For Cronk

Race On For Cronk

He’s worth a fortune. Former Melbourne Storm player Cooper Cronk is moving to Sydney for personal reasons … but has announced he wants to keep...

What One of World's Richest Men Regrets

What One of World's Richest Men Regrets

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is a very wealthy man … who has made large donations to many charitable causes. So does he have any regrets? Not...

Flashback: Sydney Games Opening

Flashback: Sydney Games Opening

On this date - 2000: The Sydney Olympic Games opening ceremony became the most watched program of all time on an Australian television network with 10...