Today in Soap Opera History (February 15)

On this date in...

1966: On ANOTHER WORLD, Missy changed the subject when Bill commented she doesn't resemble her parents.

1980: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Derek realized Miles was overdosing on amphetamines.



2008: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Shawn Brady died.



Celebrating a birthday today are:
Claire Bloom (ex-Orlena, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 81
Jane Seymour (ex-Genevieve, SMALLVILLE) - 61
Christopher McDonald (Harry, BOARDWALK EMPIRE) - 57
Kurt McKinney (Daniel, STEAMBOAT; Liam, GOTHAM; ex-Doctor, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Ellis, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Matt, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Benny, ROCKLAND COUNTY; ex-Ned, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 50
Renee Props (ex-Ellie, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Buffy, SANTA BARBARA; ex-Veronica, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 50
Claire Yarlett (ex-Dakota, RITUALS; ex-Bliss, THE COLBYS) - 47
James Riordan (ex-Greg, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Mark, LOVING; ex-Wayman, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 47
Kelley Menighan-Hensley (ex-Emily, AS THE WORLD TURNS/THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 45
Michael Easton (John, GENERAL HOSPITAL/ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Caleb, PORT CHARLES; ex-Tanner, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 45
Ashley Lyn Cafagna (ex-Kimberly, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) - 29
Amber Riley (Mercedes, GLEE) - 26
Bonnie Dennison (ex-Daisy, GUIDING LIGHT) - 23

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2 comments:

  1. Birthday greetings go to these marvelous stars!

    Brian :-)

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