Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Today in Soap Opera History

On this date in...

1911: Irish actress Maureen O’Sullivan was born. During the '80s, O’Sullivan also appeared on the small screen in a range of soap operas, including ALL MY CHILDREN, GUIDING LIGHT and SEARCH FOR TOMORROW.

1976: ANOTHER WORLD aired its 3,000th episode.

1994: Roger Howarth and the men of ONE LIFE TO LIVE appeared on DONAHUE to discuss the soap.

2003: At the 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winners included ONE LIFE TO LIVE (Drama Series), Susan Flannery, Peter Bergman, Crystal Chappell, Josh Duhamel, Jennifer Finnigan and Jacob Young.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Fiona Hutchison (ex-Gabrielle, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Jenna, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Celia, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 51
Paige Turco (ex-Dinah, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Lanie, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 46
Leven Rambin (ex-Lily/Ava, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 21

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