|1980: EON's Raven finally arrived to see her sick son. 2009:|
DAYS' Mia met Will's friend, Tad. 2013: The online versions of
All My Children and One Life to Live premiered.
- Thomas Carlyle
"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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1932: Radio soap opera One Man's Family premiered on Los Angeles, Seattle and San Francisco stations. The popular series went nationwide a year later and ran until 1959.
1940: Young Doctor Malone aired for the first time on CBS Radio, having moved from the Blue Network.
1974: Radio soap opera Sounds of the City premiered.