Today in Soap Opera History (August 25)

On this date in...

1966: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Julie told Alice she didn't want to live in Europe.



1975: On ANOTHER WORLD, Alice and Sally (Cathy Greene) returned from the Ordway Farm with Emma (Tresa Hughes) in tow.  Susan Harney debuted as the new Alice Matthews Frame.

1980: Richard Guthrie aired for the final time as David Banning on DAYS OF OUR LIVES.

1983: On RYAN'S HOPE, Delia (Ilene Kristen) wasn't happy with Jillian and Frank's plans for Little John.



1986: On SANTA BARBARA, Cruz (A Martinez) gave Eden (Marcy Walker) her ring back. Eden met Lily Light (Lynn Clark).



1995: On GUIDING LIGHT, Roger (Michael Zaslow) tried to reassure Dinah everything would be alright.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Regis Philbin (ex-Malachy, RYAN'S HOPE; Himself, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 81
David Canary (ex-Adam/Stuart, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Adam, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Steve, ANOTHER WORLD; ex-Arthur, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW; Warner/Far Wind, THE DOCTORS; ex-Russ, PEYTON PLACE) - 74
Christian LeBlanc (Michael, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Michael, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Kirk, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Italian Gigolo, GUIDING LIGHT) - 54
Tim Burton (Producer of Dark Shadows movie) - 54
Ashley Crow (ex-Beatrice, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Jane, THE SECRET CIRCLE) - 52
Ally Walker (ex-Andrea, SANTA BARBRA) - 51
Billy Ray Cyrus (Judd, 90210) - 51
Morgan Englund (ex-Dylan, GUIDING LIGHT) - 49
Blair Underwood (ex-Bobby, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Simon, DIRTY SEXY MONEY) - 48
David Alan Basche (ex-Officer Tate, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Mike, LIPSTICK JUNGLE) - 44
Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 43
Rhasaan Orange (Victor, SINGLE LADIES; ex-Tek, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Brian, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Joe, UNDRESSED) - 37
Alexander Skarsgård (TRUE BLOOD; ex-Marcus, VITA LOGNER) - 36
Rachel Bilson (ex-Summer, THE O.C.) - 31
Blake Liveley (Serena, GOSSIP GIRL) - 25

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