On this date in...
1979: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Tobias was the talk of the town, and Paige encountered a masked man with a gun.
1989: SAVED BY THE BELL, which launched the careers of Mario Lopez, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Elizabeth Berkeley, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Lark Voorhies, debuted on NBC's Saturday morning lineup.
2006: ALL MY CHILDREN's Jacob Young gave his final performance as Lumiere in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" on Broadway after a three month run.
2009: On GUIDING LIGHT, Jonathan returned to check on Reva.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Ray Wise (ex-Jamie, LOVE OF LIFE; ex-Blair, DALLAS; ex-Hal, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Spiros, THE COLBYS; Leland, TWIN PEAKS) - 65
James Marsters (ex-Spike, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER; ex-Brainiac, SMALLVILLE; ex-Barnabas, CAPRICA) - 49
Donn Swaby (ex-Chad, PASSIONS) - 38
Misha Collins (Castiel, SUPERNATURAL) - 37
Kai Soremekun (Lisa, CHICK)
Demi Lovato (ex-Hayley, GREY'S ANATOMY) - 19
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INTERVIEWS: AMC Cast Red Carpet Lynn Herring (Part 2) OLTL Stamford Robin Mattson Kristian Alfonso
CASTING NEWS: Darin Brooks joining B&B Michael Nader returns to AMC Hunter Tylo leaving B&B Samantha Logan joins GH
UPFRONTS: NBC FOX Univision Telemundo ABC CBS TBS/TNT CW USA
Daytime Emmy Nominations Revealed! Jeanne Cooper dead at 84 - Tribute planned
Schedule change for ALL MY CHILDREN & ONE LIFE TO LIVE