Thursday, July 14, 2011

Today in Soap Opera History (July 14)

On this date in...

1984: Y&R's Jeanne Cooper (Katherine) was supposed to begin a two week tour of Ontario on this day but had to cancel when she was hospitalized after accidentally drinking coffee that contained a cleaning solution.

1986: On SANTA BARBARA, former nun, Mary Duvall McCormick (Harley Jane Kozak), was killed by having a giant neon letter "C" (for "Capwell" atop the Capwell Hotel) land on her while she was standing on the hotel roof.

1992: Patsy Pease returned to DAYS OF OUR LIVES as Kimberly.

1995: LOVING began implementing changes that would ultimately lead to a transformation to THE CITY.

1999: The character of Charity Standish debuted on PASSIONS played by Molly Stanton.

2005: Terri Garber debuted on AS THE WORLD TURNS as Iris Dumbrowski.

2008: The mood turned tense at Bridget and Nick's garden wedding at the Marone estate on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL when Katie momentarily interrupted.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Lynn Loring (ex-Patti, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW) - 67
Nick Benedict (ex-Curtis, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Ron, ANOTHER LIFE; ex-Boots, SANTA BARBARA; ex-Phil, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 64
Jane Lynch (Sue, GLEE) - 51
Matthew Fox (ex-Jack, LOST; ex-Charlie, PARTY OF FIVE) - 45
Scott Porter (ex-Jason, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS; ex-Casey, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 32
Drew Cheetwood (Milo, GH) - 28


  1. Wow Patsy Pease..crazy. Did you all hear about this really exciting contest to meet EJ and Stefano on the Days Set and to appear with them in Soap Opera Digest? Check it out at

  2. Meet EJ and Stefano? Cool! I'm entering this contest. Thank you cinty for sharing this:)