On this date in...
1953: On HAWKINS FALLS, May (Vivian Lasswell) came to Floyd (Maurice Copeland) with a problem. Meanwhile, Sue (Toni Gilman) tore into Mitch (Jim Bannon). Hugh Downs was the Announcer for the show at this time. Watch the episode below:
1988: On GUIDING LIGHT, Rick (Michael O'Leary) and Meredith's (Nicolette Goulet) wedding began.
1991: On ANOTHER WORLD, John (David Forsyth) and Frankie (Alice Barrett) worried about a missing Sharlene.
1996: Italian soap opera UN POSTO AL SOLE premiered. It's still on the air today.
1999: Brandon Tyler began a two month run as Philip Kiriakis in DAYS OF OUR LIVES.
2008: GENERAL HOSPITAL: NIGHT SHIFT aired its final episode after two seasons.
2010: ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT aired a segment on the hunks of ABC Daytime.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Everett McGill (ex-Ed, TWIN PEAKS; ex-Chad, GUIDING LIGHT) - 67
Dick Christie (ex-Stanley, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 64
Patti Davis (ex-Marissa, RITUALS; ex-Marla, THE EDGE OF NIGHT) - 60
Jim Fitzpatrick (Sound Department, MAD MEN; MELROSE PLACE; BUFFY; MODELS INC.; BEVERLY HILLS, 90210) - 60
Carrie Fisher (ex-Madison, JACK & BOBBY) - 56
Tony Rhodes (ex-Jesse, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 42
Jonathan Sharp (ex-Sergei, ANOTHER WORLD; LOVING) - 41
Michael McMillian (Steve, TRUE BLOOD) - 34
Will Estes (ex-Brandon, SANTA BARBARA;ex-Will, REUNION; ex-Andrew, 7TH HEAVEN) - 34
Matt Dallas (ex-Chad, EASTWICK; ex-Kyle, KYLE XY) - 30
Aaron Tveit (Trip, GOSSIP GIRL) - 29
Rachael Hip-Flores (Vivian, ANYONE BUT ME)
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