Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Today in Soap Opera History (January 31)

On this date in...

1967: On ANOTHER WORLD, Mary and Jim admitted they had been relieved ever since [GUIDING LIGHT's] Mike Bauer got on a plane and left Bay City.

1974: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Nicole dreaded a visit with her inmate father, Benjamin Travis, who harbored a deadly secret.

1985: On AS THE WORLD TURNS, Bob comforted a fearful Kim.

1992: On THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, Victoria received her first HIV test result.

2001: On THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, Nina left Genoa City to move to Los Angeles.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Jessica Walter (Malory, ARCHER; ex-Tabitha, 90210; ex-Julie, LOVE OF LIFE) - 71
Kelly Lynch (ex-Laurel, 90210) - 53
RĂ©al Andrews (Keith, THE BAYex-Agent Trumble, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Walker, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Taggert, GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Robert, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Danny, SANTA BARBARA) - 49
Timothy Stickney (R.J., ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 47
Portia de Rossi (ex-Olivia, NIP/TUCK) - 39
Anna Silk (ex-Becca, UNDRESSED) - 38
Kerry Washington (ex-Olivia, SCANDAL) - 35
Valentina de Angelis (ex-Faith, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 23

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