Australian History (Part 9)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 1,483

  • 1966-08-24 Jon Sieben, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1984), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • 1966-09-08 Peter Furler, Australian musician (Newsboys), born in McLaren Vale, Australia
  • 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 Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab), born in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia (d. 2002)
  • 1966-11-17 Kate Ceberano, Australian singer
  • 1967-01-06 David Belcher, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Penola, Australia
  • 1967-01-13 Annie Jones, Australian actress
  • 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, Australian baseball pitcher (World Series 1996, 98 NY Yankees; Olympic silver 2004), born in Geelong, Australia
  • 1967-04-11 Lachlan Dreher, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 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
  • 1967-06-12 Frances O'Connor, English-Australian actress (The Importance of Being Earnest), born in Wantage, Oxfordshire, England

Person of interestNicole Kidman

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

Actress Nicole Kidman
Actress
Nicole Kidman
  • 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 (Olympics 1996), born in Franklin, Tasmania, 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, Anglo-Australian actor
  • 1967-10-16 Michael York, Australian field hockey fullback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)

Person of interestKeith Urban

1967-10-26 Keith Urban, New Zealand-Australian singer (But for the Grace of God), born in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand

Country Singer-Songwriter Keith Urban
Country Singer-Songwriter
Keith Urban
  • 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)
  • 1968-02-02 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

Person of interestScott Morrison

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

Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison
Prime Minister of Australia
Scott Morrison
  • 1968-05-26 Rachael Sporn, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996)

Person of interestKylie Minogue

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

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), 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

Person of interestHugh Jackman

1968-10-12 Hugh Jackman, Australian actor and singer (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 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)
  • 1969-07-16 Kathryn Harby-Williams, Australian netball player, 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
  • 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 Australia
  • 1969-10-20 Laurie Daley, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 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

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