Thursday, August 23, 2012

Today in Soap Opera History (August 23)

On this date in...

1966: On ANOTHER WORLD, Danny Fargo (Antony Ponzini) and Missy Palmer (Carol Roux) were married.

1974: Patty Weaver debuted as Trish Clayton on DAYS OF OUR LIVES.

1989: On GUIDING LIGHT, Sarah (Audrey Peters) warned Reva (Kim Zimmer) that adopted children sometimes look for their birth mothers.

2000: Jensen Ackles aired for the final time as Eric Brady on DAYS OF OUR LIVES.

2001: On AS THE WORLD TURNS, Donna Love (Anna Stuart) decided to become nanny to Jake's twins.

2001: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Chloe (Nadia Bjorlin) and Brady (Kyle Lowder) sang "Sixteen Going On Seventeen."

2004: On ONE LIFE TO LIVE, Nora (Hillary B. Smith) and Daniel went on a double date with John and Evangeline.

2006: Jeffrey Carlson debuted as Zoe on ALL MY CHILDREN.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Marian Seldes (ex-Denise, LOVING; ex-Sonya, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Ava, GUIDING LIGHT) - 84
Barbara Eden (ex-Lee Ann, DALLAS) - 78
Rowena Wallace (ex-Mary, NEIGHBOURS; ex-June, HOME AND AWAY; ) - 65
Rick Springfield (ex-Noah, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 63
Frank Runyeon (ex-Steve, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Michael, SANTA BARBARA; ex-Forrest, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 59
Charles Busch (ex-Peg, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 58
Alli Brown (ex-Sarah, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 44
Brandon Tyler (ex-Philip, DAYS OF OUR LIVES)
Annie Ilonzeh (Maya, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 29
Kim Matula (Hope, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) - 24

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1 comment:

  1. Deliciously Handsome Frank Runyeon Is 59--Wow!

    Brian :-)