1921: Future soap opera director/producer Gloria Monty was born. She died on March 30, 2006.
2002: On AS THE WORLD TURNS, Barbara showed up at Hal and Emily's wedding with a court order allowing her to take Will.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Ronald Guttman (ex-Alexander, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 59
Bruce Greenwood (ex-Pierce, KNOTS LANDING) - 55
Peter Krause (Adam, PARENTHOOD; ex-Nick, DIRTY SEXY MONEY; ex-Nate, SIX FEET UNDER) - 46
Rebecca Gayheart (ex-Hannah, LOVING; ex-Judy, VANISHED; ex-Natasha, NIP/TUCK; ex-Toni, BEVERLY HILLS, 90210)- 40
Taylor Stanley (Zoey, THE BAY; ex-Remy, ANOTHER WORLD) - 36
Nick Zurzolo (ex-Gabe, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 21
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