Australian History Timeline (Part 10)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,591

  • 1967-05-26 Phil Doyle, Australian writer
  • 1967-06-12 Frances O'Connor, English-Australian actress (The Importance of Being Earnest), born in Wantage, Oxfordshire, England

Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman (55 years old)

1967-06-20 Australian-American actress (Dead Calm; The Hours), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • 1967-08-10 Peter Murphy, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-08-18 Tracy Tracy [Cattell], Australian musician (The Primitives - "Crash"), born in Australia
  • 1967-08-21 Darren Bewick, AFL footballer, born in Perth, Australia
  • 1967-08-28 Frederick Kesner, Philippine-born Australian poet, born in España, Manila
  • 1967-09-08 James Packer, Australian businessman, son of Kerry Packer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1967-09-11 Simon Burgess, Australian rower (World C'ship gold LM4x 1991, 97; Olympic silver 2000, 04), born in Franklin, Australia
  • 1967-09-22 Kim Watkins, Australian television presenter
  • 1967-10-04 Nick Green, Australian rower and administrator (Olympic gold 1992, 96; CEO Cycling Australia), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1967-10-05 Guy Pearce, British-Australian Emmy Award-winning actor (Jack Irish), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
  • 1967-10-16 Michael York, Australian field hockey fullback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)

Keith UrbanKeith Urban (55 years old)

1967-10-26 New Zealand-Australian Grammy, CMA, and ARIA Award-winning country music singer-songwriter ("Somebody Like You"; "The Fighter"), and television personality (American Idol; The Voice Australia), born in Whangarei, New Zealand

  • 1967-11-01 Tina Arena, Australian pop singer and songwriter ("Don't Ask"), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1967-11-05 Grant Leury, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1967-11-10 Jackie Fairweather, Australian triathlete (ITU World Championships gold 1996), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 2014)
  • 1967-12-16 Miranda Otto, Australian actress
  • 1967-12-28 Paul Lynch, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1968-01-15 Steve McConaghy, Australian soling sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968-02-29 Frank Woodley, Australian comedian
  • 1968-03-10 Felice Arena, Australian children's author (Specky Magee), born in Kyabram, Australia
  • 1968-03-25 Peter Blackburn, Australia, badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968-04-06 Chris Anderson, Australian high jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Western Australia
  • 1968-04-07 Duncan Armstrong, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m freestyle 1988), born in Rockhampton, Queensland
  • 1968-04-14 Andrew Trim, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Scott MorrisonScott Morrison (54 years old)

1968-05-13 Australian politician, Prime Minister of Australia (2018-), born in Waverley, Australia

  • 1968-05-26 Rachael Sporn, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996)

Kylie MinogueKylie Minogue (54 years old)

1968-05-28 Australian pop singer-songwriter ("Can't Get You Out of My Head"), and actress, born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  • 1968-06-19 Alastair Lynch, Australian rules footballer
  • 1968-07-27 Julian McMahon, Australian actor (Nip/Tuck, Profiler), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1968-08-09 Eric Bana, Australian actor (Hulk), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1968-08-09 Jay Stacy, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympic 4th/silver-88, 92, 96)
  • 1968-08-18 Carolyn Crudgington, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1968-08-20 Sandy Brondello, Australian basketball guard (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • 1968-08-22 Paul Colman, British-Australian guitarist (Newsboys, 2006-09), born in London
  • 1968-09-20 Tim Rogers, Australian singer and songwriter ("You Am I"), born in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia,
  • 1968-09-25 John Worsfold, Australian rules football coach, born in Subiaco, Australia
  • 1968-09-27 Mark Bradtke, Australian basketball center (Olympics 1988, 92, 96), born in Adelaide, South Australia

Hugh JackmanHugh Jackman (54 years old)

1968-10-12 Australian stage and screen actor and singer (The Boy from Oz; X-Men -"Wolverine"; The Greatest Showman; Kate And Leopold), born in Sydney, Australia

  • 1968-11-07 Mark Preston, Australian businessman and motorsport professional, born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • 1968-12-01 Sarah Fitz-Gerald, Australian squash player (World Open 1996-98, 2001-02, British Open 2001-02), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1968-12-07 Mark Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Granville, Australia
  • 1969-01-01 Nicolle Dickson, Australian actress
  • 1969-01-06 Nick A'Hern, Australian 20k walker (Olympics 22-92, 96), born in Swansea, United Kingdom
  • 1969-01-15 Rod de Highden, Australian 5k/10k/marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-01-19 Luc Longley, Australian NBA center (Chicago Bulls), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-01-22 Shelley Sandie, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1988, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-01-24 Louise McPaul, Australian javelin thrower (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Port Kembla, New South Wales
  • 1969-01-31 Mathew Pallister, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1969-02-07 Fiona Robinson-Hannan, Australian basketball player (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • 1969-02-09 Peta Edebone, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1969-02-11 Shannon Long, Australian actor & model (Oct, 1988), born in Gladstone, Australia
  • 1969-02-25 Kerry Dienelt, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1969-03-03 Simon Whitlock, Australian darts player (European C'ship 2012; PDC World C'ship 2010 runner-up), born in Cessnock, Australia
  • 1969-03-25 Guy Newman, Australian water polo goalie (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-04-23 Richard Wolstencroft, Australian filmmaker and founder of the Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1969-04-27 Grahame Cheney, Australian boxer, born in Lithgow, Australia

Cate BlanchettCate Blanchett (53 years old)

1969-05-14 Australian actress (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Lord of the Rings), born in Melbourne, Victoria

  • 1969-06-07 Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • 1969-07-16 Kathryn Harby-Williams, Australian netball GD, WD (95 caps; World C'ship gold 1995, 99; C'wealth Games gold 1998, 2002; Adelaide Thunderbirds, Auckland Diamonds), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1969-07-30 Simon Baker, Australian actor, born in Launceston, Australia
  • 1969-08-05 Robert Scott, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-08-21 Nathan Jones, Australian professional wrestler and actor, born in Gold Coast, Australia
  • 1969-08-31 Jonathan LaPaglia, Australian actor (Australia Survivor presenter), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1969-09-06 Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete (won two ITU Triathlon World Championships), born in Fairfield, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1969-09-26 Andy Petterson, Australian footballer, born in Fremantle, Australia
  • 1969-09-28 L Janusz Hooker, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-10-12 Alison Peek, Australian field hockey halfback and midfielder (Olympics gold 2000), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1969-10-20 Laurie Daley, Australian rugby league footballer (Canberra Raider), born in Junee, Australia
  • 1969-11-04 Katrin Borchert, Australian sprint canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Waren (Müritz), Germany
  • 1969-11-19 Rod Mapstone, Australian long jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-12-12 Jane Robinson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Cobden, Victoria
  • 1969-12-14 Dave Nilsson, Australian baseball catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 1969-12-18 Andrew Murphy, Australian long jumper/triple jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-12-22 Andrew Scott, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1970-01-01 Brian Morton, Wollongong Australia, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-01-10 Cameron MacKenzie, Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-02-06 Mark Hutton, Australian baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1970-02-08 John Filan, Australian footballer
  • 1970-02-17 Dominic Purcell, English-born Australian actor (Prison Break), born in Wallasey, England
  • 1970-03-27 Corey Page, Australian actor (Richard Wilkins-Loving/City), born in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1970-05-01 Damon Diletti, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992; Champions Trophy gold 1999), born in Perth, West Australia
  • 1970-05-11 Dean Capobianco, Australian 200m/400m (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • 1970-05-11 Michael Joubert, Australian 400m/800m (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-05-17 Jodie Rogers, Australian diver (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1970-05-21 Carl Veart, Australian footballer, born in Whyalla, Australia
  • 1970-05-25 Danni Roche, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1970-05-27 Michael Blackburn, Australian laser sailor (Olympic bronze 2000), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1970-05-29 Natarsha Belling, Australian news presenter, born in Mudgee, Australia
  • 1970-06-04 Gary Lynagh, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-06-19 Claire Mitchell-Taverner, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-06-26 Nicole Richardson, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1970-07-02 Colin Edwin, Australian musician (Porcupine Tree)
  • 1970-07-04 Tony Vidmar, Australian former footballer, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1970-07-08 Lisa Powell, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1970-07-15 Julian Paynter, Australian 5k runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-07-18 Bronwyn Roye, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1970-08-04 Owen McMahon, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-08-12 Alison Inverarity, Australian high jumper (Olympic 8th 1992, 96)

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