Friday, May 27, 2011

Today in Soap Opera History

On this date in...

1943: Radio soap opera LONE JOURNEY, sometimes billed as "the distinguished American radio novel," debuted on NBC radio. Sandra Michael wrote the show in collaboration with her brother, Peter. The Montana setting was a place she had lived: the show was based on real people and incidents.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Lee Meriwether (Ruth, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 76
Mark Collier (ex-Mike, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-David, SUNSET BEACH) - 41
Marissa Tait (ex-Becky, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) - 32
Darin Brooks (ex-Max, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 27
Chris Colfer (Kurt, GLEE) - 21

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