Australian History (Part 8)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,414

  • 1965-12-27 Chris Mainwaring, Australian rules footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1966-01-07 Jennifer Luff, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966-02-22 Brian Greig, Australian politician
  • 1966-03-04 Steve Bastoni, Italian Australian actor
  • 1966-03-09 Tony Lockett, Australian rules footballer, born in Ballarat, Victoria
  • 1966-04-03 John de Vries, Australian racing driver (Indy Racing League and Australian Formula Holden), born in New South Wales, Australia
  • 1966-04-20 David Chalmers, Australian philosopher and cognitive scientist, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1966-04-23 Jim Stynes [James], Hall of Fame Australian rules footballer (only foreigner to win Brownlow medal), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2012)
  • 1966-05-03 Paul Stevenson, Australian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Bendigo, Australia
  • 1966-05-04 Jane McGrath, British-Australian co-founder of the McGrath Foundation for breast cancer, born in Paignton, Devon (d. 2008)
  • 1966-05-16 Sean Quilty, Australian marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966-07-11 Mick Molloy, Australian comedian
  • 1966-07-22 Anna Wood, Roeumond Neth, Dutch/Australian canoeist (Olympics 1988, 96)
  • 1966-08-23 Rhonda Cator, Australian badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966-08-24 Jon Sieben, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1984), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • 1966-09-13 Louis Mandylor, Australian actor (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1966-10-28 Kaylynn Hick, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966-11-01 Paul Lewis, Australian field hockey forward (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • 1966-11-01 Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (d. 2002)
  • 1966-11-03 Joe Hachem, Lebanese-born Australian poker player
  • 1966-11-17 Kate Ceberano, Australian singer
  • 1966-12-03 Lisa Lightfoot, Australian middle distance runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-01-06 David Belcher, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-01-13 Annie Jones, Australian actress
  • 1967-02-03 Natalie Hunter, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1967-03-05 Nicole Boegman, Australian long jumper (Olympics 1988, 92, 96)
  • 1967-03-26 Mark Carroll, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1967-04-09 Graeme Lloyd, Australia, pitcher (NY Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1967-04-11 Lachlan Dreher, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1967-05-02 Kerryn McCann, Australian marathoner, born in Bulli, New South Wales (d. 2008)
  • 1967-05-14 Shaun Creighton, Australian distance runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-05-24 Margaret Crowley, Australian 800m/1500m runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-05-26 Phil Doyle, Australian writer
  • 1967-06-04 Simon Sheldon-Collins, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-06-12 Frances O'Connor, Australian actress
  • 1967-08-10 Peter Murphy, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-08-18 Tracy Tracy [Tracy Cattell], musician (The Primitives), 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 EspaƱa, Manila
  • 1967-09-08 James Packer, Australian businessman, son of Kerry Packer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1967-09-11 Simon Burgess, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Franklin, Tasmania, Australia
  • 1967-09-22 Kim Watkins, Australian television presenter
  • 1967-10-04 Nick Green, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1967-10-05 Guy Pearce, Anglo-Australian actor
  • 1967-10-16 Michael York, Australian field hockey fullback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • 1967-11-01 Tina Arena, Australian singer
  • 1967-11-05 Grant Leury, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 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)
  • 1968-02-02 Paul McKenzie, Australian Finn class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968-02-29 Frank Woodley, Australian comedian
  • 1968-03-10 Felice Arena, Australian children's author
  • 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
  • 1968-05-13 Scott Morrison, Australian politician, Prime Minister of Australia (2018-), born in Waverley, Australia
  • 1968-05-26 Rachael Sporn, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996)

Person of interestKylie Minogue

1968-05-28 Kylie Minogue, Australian pop star and singer (Locomotion), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Pop Star & Singer Kylie Minogue
Pop Star & Singer
Kylie Minogue
  • 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
  • 1968-08-18 Carolyn Crudgington, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1968-08-20 Sandy Brondello, Australian basketball guard (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1968-08-22 Paul Colman, Australian guitarist (Newsboys), born in London
  • 1968-09-20 Tim Rogers, Australian singer / songwriter
  • 1968-09-25 John Worsfold, Australian rules football coach

Person of interestHugh Jackman

1968-10-12 Hugh Jackman, Australian actor and singer (X-men, The Greatest Showman), born in Sydney, Australia

  • 1968-11-07 Mark Preston, Australian engineer
  • 1968-12-07 Mark Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1969-01-01 Nicolle Dickson, Australian actress
  • 1969-01-06 Nick A'Hern, Australian 20k walker (Olympics 22-92, 96)
  • 1969-01-15 Rod de Highden, Australian 5k/10k/marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-01-22 Shelley Sandie, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1988, 96)
  • 1969-01-24 Louise McPaul, Australian javelin thrower (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • 1969-01-31 Mathew Pallister, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1969-02-01 John Moore, Australian baseball catcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 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 and 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
  • 1969-03-25 Guy Newman, Australian water polo goalie (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-04-01 Andrew Vlahov, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1988, 92, 96)
  • 1969-04-23 Richard Wolstencroft, Australian Filmmaker
  • 1969-04-27 Francine McRae, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-04-27 Grahame Cheney, Australian boxer, born in Lithgow, Australia

Person of interestCate Blanchett

1969-05-14 Cate Blanchett, 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)
  • 1969-07-04 Tim Jackson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-07-05 Haylea Petrie, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1969-07-16 Kathryn Harby-Williams, Australian netball player, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1969-07-30 Simon Baker, Australian actor
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1969-09-28 L Janusz Hooker, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)

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