1965: On ANOTHER WORLD, Pat (Susan Trustman) was found not guilty of murdering Tom Baxter (Nicholas Pryor) by reason of temporary insanity.
1996: On ALL MY CHILDREN, Trevor (James Kiberd) was devastated over Laurel's death.
2001: On PORT CHARLES, Ian (Thorsten Kaye) asked Eve (Julie Pinson) for understanding.
2008: The first season of GENERAL HOSPITAL: NIGHT SHIFT was released on DVD.
2009: On ALL MY CHILDREN, Bianca and Reese prepared to walk down the aisle.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Cliff De Young (ex-John, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Alden, THE SECRET STORM) - 67
Lillian Lehman (ex-Lena, SUNSET BEACH) - 65
Robin Thomas (ex-Mark, ANOTHER WORLD; ex-Matt, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 63
Michael McDonald (Himself, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 60
Christine Elise (ex-Emily, BEVERLY HILLS, 90210) - 47
Lisa Brenner (ex-Maggie, ANOTHER WORLD; ex-Allison, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Jenny, UNDRESSED) - 38
Jesse Spencer (ex-Bill, NEIGBOURS) - 33
Christina Ricci (Maggie, PAN AM) - 32
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