1984: On ONE LIFE TO LIVE, Simon decided to help himself.
1989: The character of Sally Spectra, played by the late Darlene Conley, first appeared on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL.
1993: WWF MONDAY NIGHT RAW debuted on USA Network.
2000: On AS THE WORLD TURNS, Vicky's ghost continued to lead Jake toward their twins.
2007: A pregnant Marcia Cross was placed on precautionary bed rest, requiring her to suspend her DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES acting duties.
2008: Mexican telenovela LOLA... ERASE UNA VEZ aired its final episode.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Stan Ivar (ex-Daniel, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-David, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 69
Sharon Brown (ex-DAisy, LOVE OF LIFE; ex-Chantel, GENERATIONS) - 50
Amanda Peet (ex-Layle, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 40
Deanna Wright (ex-Kay, PASSIONS) - 32
Kristolyn Lloyd (Dayzee, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) - 27
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