On this date in...
1960: On SEARCH FOR TOMORROW, Alison (Anne Pearson, who was also part of the original cast of VALIANT LADY) endured an uncomfortable evening with her in-laws. Watch below.
1967: THE EDGE OF NIGHT aired its first color telecast.
1967: Marcella Martin aired for the final time as Flo Murray on ANOTHER WORLD. Flo had killed Danny Fargo. Ralph Oliver also aired for the last time that day as Charlie Rushinberger.
1983: On RYAN'S HOPE, Jill felt pangs of jealousy when she saw Frank with Rae.
1990: On THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, Traci returned home.
1992: Irving Allen Lee (Calvin Stoner, THE EDGE OF NIGHT; Evan Cooper, RYAN'S HOPE) passed way. He was 43 years old. He died of AIDS-related lymphoma, said his companion, John Uehlein. Below is a scene from his work in EDGE.
1989: On GUIDING LIGHT, Phillip told Lillian he thought Beth could still be alive and she angrily refused to believe it. Watch below.
1994: Marie-Alise Recasner debuted as Lynn Burke in DAYS OF OUR LIVES.
2002: MTV soap UNDRESSED aired its final episode.
2005: Czech Republic soap ULICE premiered. The show centered around the lives of the Farský, Jordán, Boháč, Nikl and Liška families in Prague.
2006: MyNetworkTV, an upstart network launched by News Corporation, launched two with nightly serials on September 5, 2006. After the moderate success of DESIRE and FASHION HOUSE, ratings began to decline. The second pair of soaps, WICKED WICKED GAMES and WATCH OVER ME had decent ratings but not as successful as the debut telenovelas. By the time the third batch, AMERICAN HEIRESS and SAINTS AND SINNERS, were shown, the ratings were disastrous and the format was phased out.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Bob Newhart (ex-Morty, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) - 83
Carol Lawrence (ex-Angela, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 80
Johnny Briggs (ex-Fin, ECHO BEACH; ex-Tom, HOLBY CITY, ex-Mike, CORONATION STREET) - 77
William Devane (Edward, REVENGE; ex-Greg, KNOTS LANDING) - 73
George Lazenby (ex-Logan, RITUALS; ex-Reginald, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 73
Raquel Welch (ex-Dianna, CENTRAL PARK WEST) - 72
Rod Arrants (ex-Travis, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW; ex-Steven, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Richard, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Austin, ANOTHER WORLD) - 68
Kristian Alfonso (Hope, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Lauren, MELROSE PLACE; ex-Pilar, FALCON CREST) - 49
Michael McLafferty (ex-Brian, GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Dr. Whitaker, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 40
Rose McGowan (ex-Teddy, NIP/TUCK; ex-Paige, CHARMED) - 39
Davida Williams (ex-Jade, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Lois, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 26
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