Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Today in Soap Opera History (May 22)

On this date in...

1953: On LOVE OF LIFE, Vanessa's (Peggy McKay) attempt to help nephew Beanie nearly backfired.

1967: On DARK SHADOWS, Barnabas explained the origins of Josette's music box, which he brought back with him from the Orient.

1984: On GUIDING LIGHT, Beth and Lujack grew closer.

1985: On SANTA BARBARA, Cruz and Eden's wedding turned into a nightmare and things looked bleak for Channing Capwell.  The late Joel Crothers is featured in the clip below.

1986: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Gloria Loring (Liz) and Carl Anderson sang "Friends and Lovers" (Shane & Kim's song) and "Tonight, I Celebrate My Love" (Bo & Hope's song).

1996: At the 23rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winners included GENERAL HOSPITAL (Drama Series), Charles Keating, Erika Slezak, Jerry verDorn, Anna Holbrook, Kevin Mambo and Kimberly McCullough.

1998: On ANOTHER WORLD, Jake was devastated when he heard Marley say in her delirium that Vicky slept with Shane.

2004: Actor Richard Biggs died at age 44.  He played Marcus Hunter on DAYS OF OUR LIVES and Clayton Boudreau on GUIDING LIGHT.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Barbara Parkins (ex-Betty, PEYTON PLACE) - 70
Victoria Wyndham (ex-Rachel, ANOTHER WORLD; ex-Charlotte, GUIDING LIGHT) - 67
Thomas Schlamme (Former Executive Producer, PAN AM; THE WEST WING) - 62
Beau Kazer (ex-Brock, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Bunny, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 61
Ed Fry (ex-Larry, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Adam, ANOTHER WORLD) - 53
Linda Emond (ex-Kara, ONE LIFE TO LIVE ) - 53
Michael Kostroff (ex-Francis, GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Johnny, PORT CHARLES) - 51
Brooke Smith (ex-Erica, GREY'S ANATOMY) - 45
A.J. Langer (Erica, PRIVATE PRACTICE) - 38
Tom Chambers (ex-Max, WATERLOO ROAD) - 35
Ginnifer Goodwin (Snow White/Mary Margaret, ONCE UPON A TIME) - 34
Maggie Q (Nikita, NIKITA) - 33
Nazanin Boniadi (ex-Leyla, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 32

1 comment:

  1. Go Victoria Wyndham, Beau Kaizer, & Ed Fry, Go--Yay!

    Brian :-)