Today in Soap Opera History (May 10)

On this date in...

1961: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Mike, Ed, and Teresa faced death in the deserted mine shaft.

1967: On DARK SHADOWS, Carolyn was determined to look at her father's things in the locked room.

1977: Actress Joan Crawford, who once filled in for her daughter Christina on THE SECRET STORM, died at age 72.

1977: MARY HARTMAN, MARY HARTMAN aired its final original episode.

1984: Krystal and Blake Carrington's daughter, Kristina, is born prematurely on DYNASTY.

1985: Bobby and Pam reunite on DALLAS as J.R. tries to have Sue Ellen committed again for her alcoholism.

1988: On ANOTHER WORLD, Vicky impersonated Marley when Lisa came to see her in order to get information out of her.

1999: AS THE WORLD TURNS aired its 11,000th episode.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Laurence Lau (THE 5-MINUTE DETECTIVE; ex-Brian, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Sam, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Greg, ALL MY CHILDREN, ex-Jamie, ANOTHER WORLD) - 58
Victoria Rowell (ex-Drucilla, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 53
Jason Brooks (Bruce, SWITCHED AT BIRTH; ex-Peter, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 46
Judson Mills (ex-Hutch, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 43
Lisa Linde (ex-Ali, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 40
Andrea Anders (ex-Ellie, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Elaine, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 37
Sam Pancake (Michael, PRETTY)
Odette Annable (ex-Annie, BROTHERS & SISTERS) - 27
Eileen Boylan (ex-Betsy, GREEK; ex-Sage, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 23
Lindsey Shaw (Paige, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS) - 23
Lauren Potter (Becky, GLEE; Jenny, LEADER OF THE PACK) - 22

2 comments:

  1. How vividly I recollect John Larkin, Larry Hagman and Rebecca Sands in that mine shaft. Hard to believe P&G ever let The Edge of Night, one of the best soaps ever, go off the air!

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  2. Laurence Lau & Victoria Rowell Are In Their Sooooo Very Cool & Youthful 50s--Yay!

    Brian :-)

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