Thursday, May 5, 2011

Today in Soap Opera History

On this date in...

1934: Legendary soap opera writer Douglas Marland was born. He died in 1993 while serving as head writer of AS THE WORLD TURNS at age 58.

1965: OUR PRIVATE WORLD, the primetime AS THE WORLD TURNS spinoff starring Eileen Fulton, debuted on CBS.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Frankie Michaels (ex-Tom, AS THE WORLD TURNS/OUR PRIVATE WORLD) - 56
Ian Virgo (ex-Phil, DOCTORS) - 30
Taylor-Ann Hasselhoff (ex-Nurse, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 21

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