Kerry Packer      

Full name Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer

Born December 17, 1937, Sydney, New South Wales

Died December 26, 2005, Sydney, New South Wales (aged 68 years 9 days)

Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer
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Kerry Packer, the man responsible for World Series Cricket and the explosion of the one-day game, died in Sydney aged 68. Packer, a media mogul billionaire, was behind the damaging split from the Australian Cricket Board in the late 1970s in a fight over television broadcasting rights and when peace was achieved his Channel 9 coverage led the way in innovation.

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Dec 27, 2005

The Australians keep a moment's silence in memory of Kerry Packer, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 2nd day, December 27, 2005

The Australians keep a moment's silence in memory of Kerry Packer

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Dec 27, 2005

Australia and South Africa pay their respects to Kerry Packer, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 2nd day, December 27, 2005

Australia and South Africa pay their respects to Kerry Packer

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Aug 17, 2000

17 Aug 2000: Kerry Packer and Australian Prime Minister John Howard at the Sir Donald Bradman Oration held in Melbourne, Australia.

Kerry Packer and John Howard, August 2000

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