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Today in Soap Opera History

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1930: CLARA, LU AND EM, radio's first network daytime soap opera, premiered on WGN-AM in Chicago.

1975: GUIDING LIGHT aired its first one-hour episode which dropped the "THE" from the title.

1989: ANOTHER WORLD aired Mac's funeral, six weeks after his portrayer, the legendary Douglass Watson, passed away in real life.



2001: ALL MY CHILDREN's Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos welcomed their second child, Lola Grace Consuelos.

Celebrating a birthday today are:Kale Browne (ex-Miles, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Alan, SCRIPTS & SCRUPLES; ex-Newscaster, GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Frank, ROCKLAND COUNTY; ex-Sam, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Micheal, ANOTHER WORLD) - 61
Ian Buchanan (ex-Greg, ALLMY CHILDREN; ex-Joshua, PORT CHARLES; ex-James, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL; ex-Duke, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 54
James Patrick Stuart (ex-Will, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 43
Eddie Cibrian (ex-Cole, SUNSET BEACH; ex-Matt, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 38

1 comment:

  1. Thank you! Another World is sill missed and this episode is what soaps are all about. RIP Douglass.

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