1962: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Louise learned about Phil's car crash, unaware that he had been replaced by a double, John Lambert.
1970: On ANOTHER WORLD, Rachel (Robin Strasser) conned Pat into giving her the $50 she needed to put a down payment on a new apartment.
1989: Anna Stuart returned to ANOTHER WORLD as Donna Love Hudson.
1996: On ALL MY CHILDREN, Trevor proclaimed, "Janet From Another Planet got cozy on earth."
2006: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Mimi prepared for her wedding to Shawn.
2010: GENERAL HOSPITAL aired its 12,000th episode.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Sophie Hayden (ex-Lucia, GUIDING LIGHT) - 59
Kristin Davis (ex-Brooke, MELROSE PLACE; ex-Betsy, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 48
Paul Anthony Stewart (ex-Danny, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Casey, LOVING) - 43
Jaime Dudney (ex-Georgia, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 37
Kelly Macdonald (Margaret, BOARDWALK EMPIRE) - 37
Alexis Boozer (Bryn, LEAP YEAR) - 31
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