We voted for Advance Australia Fair as our national anthem in 1977
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ hit number one in the US, knocking off the Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’ in 1977 – It spent 31 weeks on top.
The Star Wars sequel The Empire Strikes Back premiered in 1980… With a Darth Vader revelation that shocked everyone.
In 1999 nine bodies were discovered in a disused Bank Vault in Snowtown, South Australia – the victims were those of John Bunting & Robert Wagner, 2 of Australia’s worst serial killers.
And we lost veteran Aussie actor Bill Hunter in 2011 – he died of cancer aged 71.
Actor Mr T is 64 (1952)
70s singer Leo Sayer is 68 (1948)
And Joe Camilleri, aka Jo Jo Zep, also turns 68 (1948)