Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Today in Soap Opera History (August 29)

On this date in...

1974: Christopher Allport aired for the final time as Tim McGowan in ANOTHER WORLD.

1984: Lionel Lockridge (Nicolas Coster) made his first appearance in SANTA BARBARA.

1996: Miriam Parrish aired for the final time as Jamie Caldwell in DAYS OF OUR LIVES.  She is currently married to her former DAYS co-star, Robert Kelker-Kelly.

2006: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Sami and Austin's wedding continued.

2008: On GUIDING LIGHT, Buzz refused to serve Olivia a beer at Company, so she went to Towers for a drink instead.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Cindy Daly (ex-Cathy, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 61
Toni Kalem (ex-Angie, ANOTHER WORLD) - 56
Robert Cuthill (ex-Colin, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 39
Jo Weil (Oliver, VERBOTENE LIEBE) - 35
William Levy (ex-Maximiliano, TRIUNFO DEL AMORE; ex-Alejandro, SORTILEGIO; ex-Juan, CUIDADO CON EL ANGEL) - 32
Jennifer Landon (Heather, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Gwen, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 29
Lea Michele (Rachel, GLEE) - 26

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