Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Today in Soap Opera History (October 18)

On this date in...

1988: On AS THE WORLD TURNS, Duncan found Tonio's beaten body on the floor.

1989: Vincent Irizarry aired for the final time as Scott Clark on SANTA BARBARA.

2004: On GENERAL HOSPITAL, Jason was arrested for Durant's shooting.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Joe Morton (ex-Daniel, THE GOOD WIFE; ex-Zeke, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Abel/Leo, ANOTHER WORLD; ex-James, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW) - 64
Mark LaMura (ex-Mark, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Douglas, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Vic, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 63
Jon Lindstrom (ex-Craig, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Kevin/Ryan, PORT CHARLES/GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Brady, RITUALS; ex-Mark, SANTA BARBARA; ex-Paul, GENERATIONS) - 54
Chris McKenna (ex-Joey, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 34
Zac Efron (ex-Cameron, SUMMERLAND) - 24
Joy Lauren (Danielle, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) - 22
Carly Schroeder (ex-Serena, PORT CHARLES) - 21
Tyler Posey (ex-Gabrier, BROTHERS & SISTERS; ex-Andrew, LINCOLN HEIGHTS) - 20

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  1. The late '80s on ATWT were AWESOME!

    Tonio was a great villain.

  2. I remember that original Caleb Snyder. Such a loss when he overdosed.