1967: On ANOTHER WORLD, Ada mentioned having been married to “Lou”, which was probably the original name for the character of Gerald Davis, Rachel's father.
1968: The first episode of DARK SHADOWS that was directed by Dan Curtis aired. Nathan told Naomi that Barnabas was the Strangler.
1973: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell, premiered as a 30-minute soap joining the CBS Daytime lineup. Happy 40th Anniversary, Y&R!
In the episode, Brad Eliot rode back into Genoa City with a trucker, following his accident; in their apartment, Snapper Foster and Sally McGuire talked about their relationship and the fact that Snapper had been dating Chris Brooks; Chris told her sister Leslie that she may be in love with Snapper; at Pierre's restaurant, Snapper waited for Chris' father to meet him for lunch; Brad entered the restaurant and was seated by the waitress, Sally; Chris' father, Stuart, questioned Snapper about his past and his intentions concerning Chris; and Stuart paid Brad's check when Brad admitted to Sally that he had no money. Meanwhile, at a police station, Brad's wife, Barbara, was informed that her husband was dead.
Watch the original opening credits below:
Watch the entire first episode of Y&R here.
1982: SEARCH FOR TOMORROW aired its final CBS episode. The show ran "Follow the Search" ads so fans could find it in its new NBC home on Monday, March 29. 1982: On DALLAS, Cliff was rebuffed by Sue Ellen and defeated by J.R., who reclaimed the original Barnes-Ewing oilfield that Cliff took from him.
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