|1967: Dark Shadows' Maggie disappeared from the hospital.|
1980: Edge of Night's "Kirk" (aka Draper) was hit by a car.
1992: Days of our Lives' Brady was born. 1994: General
Hospital's Tony listened to B.J.'s heart in Maxie.
- 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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1964: On Another World, Janet (Liza Chapman) learned that her father, Will, had a cardiac condition for the past five years which he kept secret from his family. Note: Another World began just after Will's death.
1967: On Dark Shadows, Maggie (Kathryn Leigh Scott) disappeared from Collinsport Hospital.