Monday, June 27, 2011

Today in Soap Opera History

On this date in...

1952: Radio soap opera LONE JOURNEY ended its run after 12 years.

1966: DARK SHADOWS debuted on ABC and would go on to become a cult classic.

1969: NBC soap HIDDEN FACES aired it's final episode.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Julia Duffy (ex-Karen, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Penny, THE DOCTORS; ex-Gerry, LOVE OF LIFE) - 61
Robert Newman (ex-Josh, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Kirk, SANTA BARBARA; ex-Prescott, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 53
J.J. Abrams (Executive Producer, LOST; FRINGE) - 45
John Driscoll (Chance, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Coop, GUIDING LIGHT) - 30
Ed Westwick (Chuck, GOSSIP GIRL) - 24

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