1968: Susan Seaforth taped her first episode of DAYS OF OUR LIVES. Julie decided to leave San Francisco and return home to Salem in time for Christmas. The episode aired on Wednesday, December 11, 1968.
1979: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Benny had a run in with Deborah.
1998: On GUIDING LIGHT, Danny and Michelle shared their first kiss.
2007: Chris Stack debuted as the new Michael McBain on ONE LIFE TO LIVE.
2007: On THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, Reed Newman Hellstrom was born.
2007: On GENERAL HOSPITAL, Trevor made Sonny an offer.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Nicolas Coster (Jack, THE BAY; ex-Lionel, SANTA BARBARA; ex-John, OUR PRIVATE WORDL; ex-Eduardo, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Robert, ANOTHER WORLD/SOMERSET; ex-Steve, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Anthony, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 79
Mary Alice (ex-Allie, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 70
Jennifer Harmon (ex-Cathy, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Jean, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Lucretia, LOVING) - 69
Jack Stauffer (ex-Chuck, ALL MY CHILDRE; ex-Scott, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 67
Melody Anderson (ex-Natalie, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 57
Julianne Moore (ex-Frannie/Sabrina, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Carmen, EDGE OF NIGHT) - 52
Mark Lewis (ex-Gregory, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Andrew, ANOTHER WORLD) - 40
Lauren E. Roman (ex-Laura, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 37
Cristi Harris (ex-Tina, PASSIONS; ex-Emily, SUNSET BEACH) - 35
Amanda Seyfried (ex-Lucy, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Joni, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 26
Michael Angarano (ex-Steven, ANOTHER WORLD; ex-MJ, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 25
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