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Today in Soap Opera History (November 13)

1985: Santa Barbara's Brick & Amy were married.  1995: The
City
premiered on ABC. 1998: Guiding Light's Danny met
Michelle. 2003: One Life to Live's Blair married Walker.
"History never looks like history when you are living through it."
― John W. Gardner

"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.

On this date in...

1942: On Clara, Lu and Em, Emma "Em" Krueger (Helen King) threw a party.

1964: On Another World, Mitchell Dru (Geoffrey Lumb) asked John Randolph to take on Pat Matthew's case. Michael M. Ryan and Gaye Huston made their first appearances as John and Lee Randolph.

Today in Soap Opera History (November 13)

1979: EON's Nola had sinister plans. 1989: ATWT's Emily
faced tough questions on the witness stand. 1995: ABC's THE
CITY premiere. 2003: OLTL's Blair and Walker were married.
"History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside."
- John F. Kennedy

"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.

On this date in...

1942: On CLARA, LU AND EM, Em (Helen King) threw a party.

1964: On ANOTHER WORLD, Dru (Geoffrey Lumb) asked John to take on Pat's case. Michael M. Ryan and Gaye Huston made their first appearances as John and Lee Randolph.

Today in Soap Opera History (April 5)


On this date in...

1940: The final episode of Procter & Gamble radio soap opera MANHATTAN MOTHER aired. Written by Orin Tovrov, the show starred Kaye Brinker as Patricia Locke, who gave up a career to raise her daughter, Dale, in New York.

1967: On DARK SHADOWS, Liz (Joan Bennett) invited Willie to stay at Collinwood under pressure from McGuire.

1968: On ANOTHER WORLD, Lee convinced Ada (Constance Ford) that while Lahoma did love Sam, she too loved him.

Today in Soap Opera History (November 13)

On this date in...

1964: On ANOTHER WORLD, Dru (Geoffrey Lumb) asked John to take on Pat's case.  Michael M. Ryan and Gaye Huston made their first appearances as John and Lee Randolph.

1967: On DARK SHADOWS, Julia (Grayson Hall) panicked when Woodard's ghost appeared.

1979: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Nola (Kim Hunter) prepared to kill Deborah Saxon.

Today in Soap Opera History (April 5)

On this date in...

1967: On DARK SHADOWS, Liz invited Willie to stay at Collinwood under pressure from McGuire.

1968: On ANOTHER WORLD, Lee convinced Ada that while Lahoma did love Sam, she too loved him.

1990: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Jennifer announces she is marrying Emilio.

April 5 Birthdays

Tasia Valenza (ex-Dottie, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Suzanne, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) - 44
Thea Gill (ex-Diana, DANTE'S COVE; ex-Lindsay, QUEER AS FOLK) - 41
Krista Allen (ex-Billie, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 40

Today's Soap World Birthdays

Daniel Pilon (ex-Alan, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Max, RYAN'S HOPE) - 70
Tracy Scoggins (Grace, DANTE'S COVE; ex-Monica, THE COLBYS/DYNASTY) - 57
Chris Noth (ex-Dean, ANOTHER WORLD) - 56
Robert Aberdeen (ex-Greg, LOVE OF LIFE) - 48
Tari Signor (Margaret, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 43
Steve Zahn (ex-Spence, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 43
Melissa Hayden (ex-Bridget, GUIDING LIGHT) - 41
Cathy Janeen Doe (ex-Simone PASSIONS) - 40
Vail Bloom (ex-Heather, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
Austin Williams (Shane, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 14

Today's Soap World Birthdays

Tasia Valenza (ex-Dottie, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Suzanne, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) - 43
Thea Gill (ex-Diana, DANTE'S COVE; ex-Lindsay, QUEER AS FOLK) - 40
Krista Allen (ex-Billie, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 39