Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Today in Soap Opera History (January 18)

On this date in...

1977: On ANOTHER WORLD, Marianne let it slip to Michael (who later told Sharlene) that she saw Russ at Liz's.

1984: On ONE LIFE TO LIVE, Carla (Ellen Holly) had a heart to heart talk with Sadie (Lillian Hayman).

2006: Adrianne Leon debuted in the role of Colleen Carlton on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS.

2008: Debbi Morgan returned to ALL MY CHILDREN as Angie Hubbard.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Peter Looney (ex-Buster, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 75
Mark Rylance (ex-Charlie, LOVING) - 52
Jim Davidson (ex-Alonzo, GUIDING LIGHT) - 49
David Lago (ex-Raul, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 33

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1 comment:

  1. Seeing all the older episodes of my beloved OLTL was so wonderful. I forgot so many of the characters. I also forgot just how much soaps changed over the years. They were so much more melodramatic, which I love. I miss the real Buchanan feel of the show. The leather couches, the cowboy boots, Asa and his treacherous yet loving ways. Thanks for these memories. I am heartbroken over the show being taken off the air as are so many of us.