5 October 2023
7.05pm (AEDT) – Women’s Cricket – Third T20 – Australia v West Indies – Sydney
10.00pm (AEDT) – Nobel Prize for Literature announced
ABS Data Release – Monthly Household Spending Indicator August; International Trade in Goods and Services, August; National Study of Mental Health and Wellbeing 2020-2022
World Teachers’ Day
Bathurst 1000 begins (until 8 October)
Birthdays for Imran Khan (1952), Neil deGrasse Tyson (1958), Guy Pearce (1967), and Kate Winslet (1975)
• the release of the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961); the first James Bond film Dr No (1962); The Beatles’ first record, Love Me Do (1962); Elton John’s album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973); and Stephenie Meyer’s novel Twilight (2005)
• the death of Steve Jobs (2011)
• the publication of the New York Times investigation into sexual harassment claims against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein (2017)
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