Sunday, February 5, 2012

Today in Soap Opera History (February 5)

On this date in...

1958: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Harris called Martin to tell him some more hot cars came in that need converting right away.

1975: On ANOTHER WORLD, Jim and Barbara wondered why Iris wasn't enthusiastic about her father's wedding.

1980: John Wesley Shipped debuted on GUIDING LIGHT as Kelly Nelson.

1982: Michael Woods debuted in the role of Mark Wheeler on TEXAS taking over for Ernie Garrett.

1995: On ALL MY CHILDREN, Noah's jury was back.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Stuart Damon (ex-Jim, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, ex-Ralph, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Alan, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 75
Laura Linney (ex-Mary Ann, TALES OF THE CITY) - 48
David Chisum (ex-Miles, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Bret, SUNSET BEACH) - 41
Diego Serrano (ex-Diego, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Tomas, ANOTHER WORLD) - 39
Crystal Hunt (ex-Stacey, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Lizzie, GUIDING LIGHT) - 27
Brittany Allen (ex-Marissa, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 26
Darren Criss (Blaine, GLEE; ex-Josh, EASTWICK) - 25
Jeremy Sumpter (ex-J.D., FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS) - 23

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