Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Today in Soap Opera History (October 4)

On this date in...

1990: BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 premiered on FOX. The show aired its final episode on May 17, 2000.

2007: The first season finale of GENERAL HOSPITAL: NIGHT SHIFT aired on SOAPnet.

2010: German soap HAND AUFS HERZ premiered. It lasted until June 2011.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Susan Sarandon (ex-Patrice, A WORLD APART; ex-Sarah, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW) - 65
Meg Bennett (Soap writer for several soaps, currently GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Julia, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Megan, SANTA BARBARA; ex-Liza, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW; ex-Allegra, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 63
Armand Assante (ex-Johnny, HOW TO SURVIVE A MARRIAGE; ex-Mike, THE DOCTORS) - 62
Mary Lynn Blanks (ex-Annie, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Jenny, LOVING; ex-Tara, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 59
Marjolein Keuning (Maxime, GOEDE TIJDEN SLECHTE TIJDEN) - 49

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1 comment:

  1. I would not watch The Chew even if they put Susan Lucci on as a guest. ABC is the enemy not the stars of The Chew. We want our shows back. After 40 years of dedication we the fans deserve AMC and OLTL back on the air.