|1981: GH's Laura was offered the "Miss Star Eyes" job.|
1982: Barrington and Burgess plotted on Capitol.
1987: GL's Johnny saw it snow. 2007: A dollhouse came
to life on ATWT.
― 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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1966: On Dark Shadows, Sam Evans (David Ford) called Roger Collins (Louis Edmonds) and told him to meet him at the Blue Whale because "the worst possible thing that could happen, has happened." At the Inn, Sam gleefully announced that Laura, Roger's wife, had come home.
1966: On Peyton Place, Martin Peyton (George Macready) and Rodney Harrington (Ryan O'Neal) talked about Hannah Cord's testimony in court that Rodney's mother gave away two illegitimate children.
1967: On Days of our Lives, Sandy (Heather North) was full of sarcasm and contempt when Kitty picked her up at the airport, but turned on the charm when she arrived to meet Tom (Macdonald Carey) and Alice (Frances Reid).
1967: On Another World, Bill Matthews (Joseph Gallison) and Missy Palmer (Carol Roux) were married in the Matthews family living room. Rachel (Robin Strasser) caught the bouquet. She married Bill's best man, Russ, two weeks later.