Friday, February 8, 2013

Today in Soap Opera History (February 8)

On this date in...

1955: On LOVE OF LIFE, Ben (David Lewis) warned Judith (Virginia Robinson), and Paul (Richard Coogan) received pressure to marry Judith from her father. Watch the episode below.

1974: After a 20 year run, the final episode of THE SECRET STORM aired on CBS. Check out a classic episode of the series from February 1967 below.

1979: On ANOTHER WORLD, Willis (Leon Russom) asked Angie (Maeve Kinkead) to get Rose (Kathleen Widdoes) off his back.

1995: On DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Sami (Alison Sweeney) and Lucas (Bryan Dattilo) made love in the Titan photo lab.

2008: Tamara Braun debuted as Ava Vitali in DAYS OF OUR LIVES.

2010: Actor David Froman died at age 71. He was popular on THE EDGE OF NIGHT in the roles of Gunther and Bruno.

2011: Sarah Brown aired for the final time as Aggie on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Nick Nolte (ex-Walter, LUCK) - 72
Julia Barr (ex-Brooke, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Reenie, RYAN'S HOPE) - 64
Carolyn Pickles (ex-Shelly, EMMERDALE; ex-Moira, CORONATION STREET) - 61
Henry Czerny (Conrad, REVENGE) - 54
Mary McCormack (ex-Kate, THE WEST WING) - 44
Shiva Rose (Herself, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 44
Susan Misner (ex-Grace, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 41
Joshua Morrow (Nick, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 39
Josh Keaton (ex-Brendon, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) - 34
Liam McIntyre (ex-Bradley, NEIGHBOURS) - 31
Kathryn Newton (ex-Colby, ALL MY CHILDREN) - 16

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