|1980: ATWT''s Jay tried to calm Carol outside the Wade Bookstore|
fire. 1986: Dynasty's Krystle battled her look-a-like. 1986: GH's
Frisco worked on the Brownstone murder. 1993: Alison
Sweeney debuted as Sami on Days of our Lives.
― Joe Murray
"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.
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1958: On The Edge of Night, Toni Fescina was kidnapped by one of Sgt. Fitzsimmons' (Frank Sutton) goons.
1973: On The Doctors, Dr. Matt Powers (James Pritchett) felt guilty about agreeing to put Cathy Ryker back on staff.