On this date in...
1964: A FLAME IN THE WIND debuted on ABC Daytime. It lasted just under two years.
1984: THE EDGE OF NIGHT aired its final episode.
1988: On GUIDING LIGHT, Reva and Josh wanted answers from Alan.
2002: HONG KONG soap VIRTUES OF HARMONY aired its final episode.
2008: France's SOUS LE SOLEIL aired its last episode.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
William Bassett (ex-Wolfgang, GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Phillip, RITUALS; ex-Pete, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 76
Fay Hauser (ex-Salena, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Annie, DALLAS) - 63
Terri Garber (ex-Iris, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Allison, TEXAS; ex-Victoria, GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Suzanne, SANTA BARBARA; ex- Leslie, DYNASTY) - 51
Aaron Stanford (Seymour, NIKITA) - 35
Bree Williamson (Jessica, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 30
Thomas Dekker (Adam, THE SECRET CIRCLE; ex-Phillip, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 24
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