|1970: The Hortons gathered for Thanksgiving on Days of our Lives.|
1989: Peter Bergman debuted as Jack Abbott on The Young and
the Restless. 1997: General Hospital's Quartermaines were robbed
on Thanksgiving, thanks to Tracy. 1997: The Port Charles
interns made sure Ellen and Jake had a Thanksgiving meal.
― Will Durant
"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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1964: On Another World, Bill (Joseph Gallison) and Missy (Carol Roux) shared a kiss on the bridge.
1970: On Days of our Lives, the Hortons celebrated Thanksgiving. "Bless this food, and give us the courage and strength to live to the fullest of all the Days of our Lives that lie ahead of us," said patriarch Tom Horton (Macdonald Carey).