Yesterday Melbourne celebrated the birth of a living legend, Ronald Dale Barassi, an icon in Australian Rules Football. Ron was born on 27th February 1936 in Melbourne to parents Cpl Ronald James and Eliza Barassi, during the depression years.
Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer was born in Sydney on December 17th, 1937. He inherited the family empire in 1974 when he was just 36 years of age but it was far from a rags-to-riches story. During his years at the helm, he worked hard and played hard, turning something like $50 million into 12 billion dollars