Today in Soap Opera History (May 19)

On this date in...

1964: On ANOTHER WORLD, Janet learned Will had had a cardiac condition for the past five years he kept a secret from his family.

1967: On DARK SHADOWS, Maggie disappeared from Collinsport Hospital.

1976: At the 3rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winners included ANOTHER WORLD (Drama Series), Larry Haines and Helen Gallagher.

1978: Doug Davidson made his first appearance on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS in the role of Paul Williams.

1980: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Kirk (aka Draper) was involved in an accident.

1981: At the 8th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winners included GENERAL HOSPITAL (Drama Series, Directing), Douglass Watson, Judith Light, Larry Haines and Jane Elliot.

1992: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Brady Black was born.

1995: At the 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winners included GENERAL HOSPITAL (Drama Series, Writing), Justin Deas, Erika Slezak, Jerry verDorn, Rena Sofer, Jonathan Jackson and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

1996: John Beradino, best known to soap fans as Dr. Steve Hardy ON GENERAL HOSPITAL, died at age 79.

2000: At the 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winners included GENERAL HOSPITAL (Drama Series, Directing), Anthony Geary, Susan Flannery, Shemar Moore, Sarah Brown, David Tom and Camryn Grimes.

2001: Pat Falken-Smith died at age 75.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Marilyn Chris (ex-Wanda, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Edie, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 74
Marie Wallace (ex-Molly, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Johnsie, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-India, ANOTHER WORLD; ex-Megan, DARK SHADOWS) - 73
Archie Manning (Himself, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 63
Leslie Denniston (ex-Carolyn/Karen, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Maeve, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Jessica, RYAN'S HOPE) - 62
Steven Ford (ex-Andy, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 56
Joshua Beckett (ex-Josh, BEVERLY HILLS, 90210) - 47
Cwennen Corral (Maddie, THE CAVANAUGHS)

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1 comment:

  1. Somebody please bring Marilyn Chris & Marie Wallace back to TV. I miss them!

    Brian :-)


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