Today in Soap Opera History (June 14)
Posted by Roger Newcomb
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1976: On ANOTHER WORLD, Pat (Beverly Penberthy) admitted to Marianne ((Ariane Muenker, now Ariana Chase)) she was in love with Dave (David Ackroyd).
1984: On GUIDING LIGHT, Mike Bauer (Don Stewart) toasted to the future at a dinner party, while Beth (Judi Evans) and Lujack (Vincent Irizarry) roasted hotdogs on the beach.
1989: Christopher Bernau, who played Alan Spaulding on GUIDING LIGHT (1977-1984, 1986-1988) and Philip Todd on DARK SHADOWS (1969-1970), died at age 49.
1989: Roscoe Born debuted on SANTA BARBARA as Robert Barr.
1993: On AS THE WORLD TURNS, Hal (Benjamin Hendrickson) and Barbara (Colleen Zenk) were remarried in Alva, Kentucky on the porch of Hal's sister, Claire. Meanwhile, Royce Keller (Terry Lester) revealed to Lucinda Walsh a.k.a. Mary Ellen Walters (Elizabeth Hubbard) that he and Neal were her siblings.
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1996: On ALL MY CHILDREN, Brian (Matt Borlenghi) and Hayley (Kelly Ripa) tried to relive their prom.
2001: On THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Kristen (Tracy Melchior) told an angry Sofia (Sandra Vidal) that she was going to the press party as Tony's date.
2006: On GENERAL HOSPITAL, Robin (Kimberly McCullough) shared some awkward father-daughter moments with Robert (Tristan Rogers) after Georgie's graduation.
Celebrating a birthday today are:
Marla Gibbs (ex-Irna, PASSIONS) - 82
Trish Stewart (ex-Chris, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 67
Stephen Poletti (ex-Mr. Williams, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 64
Eddie Mekka (ex-Bud, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Grady, GUIDING LIGHT) - 61
Will Patton (ex-Ox, RYAN'S HOPE) - 59
Yasmine Bleeth (ex-LeeAnn, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Ryan, RYAN'S HOPE) - 45
Molly Parker (ex-Susan, SWINGTOWN) - 41
Michael Cade (ex-Vince, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 41
Adam Scorgie (ex-Adam, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 33
Lawrence Saint-Victor (Carter, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL; ex-Remy, GUIDING LIGHT) - 31
Eric Morris (ex-Matt, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 31
J.R. Martinez (ARMY WIVES; ex-Brot, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 30
Kevin McHale (Artie, GLEE) - 25
Lucy Hale (Aria, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS) - 24
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