1974: On ANOTHER WORLD, Steve talked Janice into staying in Bay City.
1980: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, the Emily Michaels saga finally came to an end. Watch the episode below:
1983: Former DARK SHADOWS writer Francis Swann died at age 70.
1984: Elaine Princi debuted as Linda Anderson in DAYS OF OUR LIVES.
1986: On RYAN'S HOPE, Ryan had a memory. Watch below.
1986: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Hope was left waiting for a call from Bo.
1996: On ALL MY CHILDREN, Trevor was unhappy with his diagnosis.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Anne Whitfield (ex-Barbara, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 76
Robert Bogue (Sir Robert, ALL'S FAIRE; ex-Mallet, GUIDING LIGHT) - 48
Chandra Wilson (Miranda, GREY'S ANATOMY) - 43
Aaron Paul (Jesse, BREAKING BAD; ex-Adrian, GUIDING LIGHT) - 33
Kyle Lowder (Andrew, DEVANITY; ex-Rick, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL; ex-Brady, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 32
Patrick J. Adams (ex-Nathan, LUCK; ex-Peter, LOST; ex-Matt, JACK & BOBBY) - 31
Kayla Ewell (Vicki, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES; ex-Caitlin, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) - 27
Francisco San Martin (ex-Dario, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 27
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