Today in Soap Opera History (June 29)

On this date in...

1915: Future soap opera legend Ruth Warrick (ex-Phoebe, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Hannah, PEYTON PLACE; ex-Janet, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Edie, AS THE WORLD TURNS) was born.

1943: Radio soap opera LONELY WOMEN, created by Irna Phillips, debuted on NBC Radio.

1956: THE GUIDING LIGHT aired its final radio episode on CBS Radio.

1972: Robin Strasser aired for the final time as Rachel in ANOTHER WORLD.

1979: Actress Jane Rose died at age 66.  She played roles on THE SECRET STORM, SOMERSET and DARK SHADOWS.

1994: DAYS OF OUR LIVES aired Dr. Tom Horton's funeral.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Sharon Lawrence (ex-Sylvia, ONE TREE HILL) - 51
Bradley Bell (Executive Producer/Head Writer, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) - 48
Kathleen Wilhoite (ex-Liz, GILMORE GIRLS) - 48
Matthew Weiner (Executive Producer/Writer, MAD MEN) - 47
Debbie Lytton (ex-Melissa, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 46
Judith Hoag (ex-Lotty, LOVING) - 44
Clementine Ford (ex-Mackenzie, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Molly, THE L WORD) - 33

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