1958: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Mike (John Larkin) warned Toni of the danger if she tried to get hush money from Benson.
1967: On DARK SHADOWS, Sam (David Ford) accused Laura (Diana Millay) of causing the fire.
1973: On ANOTHER WORLD, Louise (Anne Meacham) eavesdropped when Alice (Jacqueline Courtney) phoned Mary and Jim to have her things removed from Steve's house and shipped to her.
1978: ONE LIFE TO LIVE and GENERAL HOSPITAL each expanded to from 45 to 60 minutes per day.
1981: Wesley Eure aired for the final time as Mike Horton in DAYS OF OUR LIVES. Read our interview with Eure here.
1985: On GUIDING LIGHT, Tony (Greg Beecroft) suggested leaving Springfield to Annabelle (Harley Kozak).
1992: On THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, Scott opened up to Lauren (Tracey Bregman) about his marriage to Sheila.
1996: On ALL MY CHILDREN, Scott (Shane McDermott) was upset with Kevin (Ben Jorgensen) over Anita and Bobby.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Harry Basch (ex-Armistead, GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Vince, FALCON CREST) - 87
Ellen Holly (ex-Carla, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Judge Collier, GUIDING LIGHT) - 82
Ronnie Milsap (Guest Star/Theme song singer, ANOTHER WORLD) - 67
John Driver (ex-Gary, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW; ex-Kevin, THE EDGE OF NIGHT) - 66
Debbie Allen (Director, GREY'S ANATOMY) - 63
Anders Hove (Faison, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 57
Marian Tomas Griffin (ex-Mary, ANOTHER WORLD) - 45
Josie Davis (ex-Grace, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 40
Trent Ford (ex-Jean Paul, THE WEST WING; Trevor, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES) - 34
Jake Epstein (ex-Craig, DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION) - 26
Yvonne Zima (ex-Daisy, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 24
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