Friday, January 11, 2013

Today in Soap Opera History (January 11)

On this date in...

1977: On ANOTHER WORLD, Rachel's studio in the east wing of the house was completed.

1984: On ONE LIFE TO LIVE, Asa accused Bo of sending Rafe to spy on him.

1989: The character of Sally Spectra, played by the late Darlene Conley, first appeared on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL.

1989: On RYAN'S HOPE, Cali Timmons returned as Maggie, who was surprised to hear Roger and Delia were married.

1993: WWF MONDAY NIGHT RAW debuted on USA Network.

2000: On AS THE WORLD TURNS, Vicky's ghost continued to lead Jake toward their twins.

2007: A pregnant Marcia Cross was placed on precautionary bed rest, requiring her to suspend her DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES acting duties.

2008: Mexican telenovela LOLA... ERASE UNA VEZ aired its final episode.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Stan Ivar (ex-Daniel, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-David, GENERAL HOSPITAL) - 70
Sharon Brown (ex-DAisy, LOVE OF LIFE; ex-Chantel, GENERATIONS) - 51
Amanda Peet (ex-Layle, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 41
Deanna Wright (ex-Kay, PASSIONS) - 33
Kristolyn Lloyd (Dayzee, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) - 28

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  1. Why does is seem like just yesterday that Vicky and Jake were on ATWT? I even missed the Hubbard Squash this past Thanksgiving.

  2. Thank you for FINALLY posting this column, Roger!

  3. More Great Clips. Thanks, Roger!

    Brian :-)