Today in Soap Opera History (April 12)

On this date in...

1967: On DARK SHADOWS, McGuire implored Willie to wait on getting revenge on Devlin until after they get their money.

1976: On ANOTHER WORLD, Clarice dissolved into tears when Iris fed her lies about Mac's opinion of her.

1985: On AS THE WORLD TURNS, Bob Hughes married his true love, Kim, finally! You can purchase this episode on the SoapClassics "20 Classic Episodes" AS THE WORLD TURNS DVD.



1994: On ALL MY CHILDREN, Hayley looked for revenge with Alec's help.



1999: NBC canceled ANOTHER WORLD.

2010: On GOTHAM, Catherine shared a kiss with Perry.



Celebrating a birthday today are:
Ellen Falcon (Director, SANTA BARBARA) - 67
Ed O'Neill (ex-Lenny, ANOTHER WORLD; ex-ALL MY CHILDREN) - 66
Wayne Northrop (ex-Roman/Alex, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Rex, PORT CHARLES; ex-Michael, DYNASTY) - 65
Dan Lauria (ex-Gus, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 65
Maia Danziger (ex-Judy, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Katy, THE DOCTORS; ex-Glenda, ANOTHER WORLD) - 62
Elissa Leeds (ex-Hope, ANOTHER WORLD/GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Lisa, THE EDGE OF NIGHT; ex-Rachel, HOW TO SURVIVE A MARRIAGE; ex-Brooke, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 53
Alicia Coppola (ex-Lorna, ANOTHER WORLD) - 44
Shannen Doherty (ex-Brenda, BEVERLY HILLS, 90210) - 41
NiCole Robinson (ex-Margaret, THE WEST WING) - 40
Christina Moore (ex-Tracy, 90210) - 39
Sarah Jane Morris (ex-Paula, UNDRESSED; ex-Julia, BROTHERS & SISTERS) - 35
Claire Danes (ex-Angela, MY SO-CALLED LIFE) - 33
Jennifer Morrison (Emma, ONCE UPON A TIME) - 33

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2 comments:

  1. Thanks for supplying these wonderful soap clips. Yay!

    Brian :-)

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  2. ♥ ATWT/Bob and Kim. Great to see Gotham, too. Thanks!

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