On this date in...
1967: On ANOTHER WORLD, Bill was dejected when everyone forbade him from going over to see Missy.
1979: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Wade Meecham died at the Monticello Arms.
1987: On AS THE WORLD TURNS, John and Bob awaited news of the hospital's decision.
2004: Actress Mercedes McCambridge died at age 87. She was an early cast member of THE GUIDING LIGHT radio soap opera.
Pictured: (left to right) Arthur Peterson, Mercedes McCambridge, Helen Behmiller, Henrietta Ledro.
2007: Telenovela LA VIUDA DE BLANCO (The Blanco's Widow), the remake of a Colombian soap opera of the same name, ended its run on Telemundo.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Barbara Luna (ex-Sydney, SUNSET BEACH; ex-Anna, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW) - 73
Gordon Thomson (ex-Walter, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Mason; SANTA BARBARA; ex-AJ, SUNSET BEACH; ex-Aristotle, RYAN'S HOPE; ex-Adam, DYNASTY) - 67
Mitchell Laurance (ex-Ben, SANTA BARBARA) - 62
Matthew Laurance (ex-Ben, SANTA BARBARA) - 62
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