Today in Soap Opera History (May 4)

On this date in...

1958: Elaine S. Carrington, radio writer who created PEPPER YOUNG'S FAMILY and other daytime dramas, died at New York Hospital. She was 66.

1964: ANOTHER WORLD debuted on NBC in the 3 p.m. time slot. Original characters were Liz, Bill, Jim, Mary, Pat, Alice, Russ, Janet, Granny Matthews; Missy Palmer; and Ken and Tom Baxter.

1982: On the Season 2 finale of DYNASTY, Cecil suffered a heart attack while making love to Alexis on the night before their wedding

1987: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Kim and Shane were finally married.

1992: On ANOTHER WORLD, Vicky hoped Ryan would call her in Washington.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Susan Brown (ex-Gail, PORT CHARLES; ex-Dorothy, SANTA BARBARA; ex-Nancy, THE EDGE OF NIGHT) - 80
Richard Jenkins (ex-Nathaniel, SIX FEET UNDER) - 65
Mary Beth McDonough (ex-Heidi, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 51
Matthew Crane (Perry, GOTHAM; ex-Ross, GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Matt, ANOTHER WORLD) - 45

1 comment:

  1. BTW, Susan Brown also played Adelaide Fitzgibbon, Kirk Anderson's one-time business mentor, on ATWT in the late 1980s.

    Many Happy Returns, Susan!

    Brian :-)