Thursday, June 13, 2013

Today in Soap Opera History (June 13)

On this date in...

1966: On ANOTHER WORLD, Lee (Gaye Huston) gave Mike Bauer (Gary Pillar) a warm welcome home.

1966: Most of the first episode of DARK SHADOWS was taped. Episode #1 was taped twice with the second tape being the one that actually aired.

1984: On THE EDGE OF NIGHT, Miles (Joel Crothers) called Didi (Mariann Aalda) for help with Beth.

1984: On GUIDING LIGHT, Beth (Judi Evans) and Lujack (Vincent Irizarry) walked on the beach, while Reva (Kim Zimmer) fretted over Josh's (Robert Newman) condition.

1985: Stephen Nichols debuted as Patch on DAYS OF OUR LIVES.

1986: On CAPITOL, Jordy (Russell Todd) told Leanne (Christine Kellogg) that Kate had lost the part in her movie a week ago.

1987: Actress Geraldine Page, who played Amelia Whitley in the LOVING pilot in 1983, died at age 62.

1991: Camilla Scott aired for the last time as Melissa Anderson on DAYS OF OUR LIVES.

1994: Actress K. T. Stevens, who played Vanessa Prentiss on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, died at age 74. Her other soap roles included Helen Martin on DAYS OF OUR LIVES and Peggy Mercer on GENERAL HOSPITAL.

2005: On GENERAL HOSPITAL, Carly and Lorenzo announced their marriage.

2008: On AS THE WORLD TURNS, Paul (Roger Howarth) tried to pay Sofie off, but only made things worse for himself.

Celebrating a birthday today are:
Sam Groom (ex-Russ, ANOTHER WORLD; ex-Thomas, OUR PRIVATE WORLD; ex-Joseph, ALL MY CHILDREN; ex-Jacob, ANOTHER WORLD; ex-Ted, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) - 75
Tom Hallick (ex-Brad, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS; ex-Maxwell, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) - 72
Malcolm McDowell (ex-Crispin, CROSSROADS) - 70
Richard Thomas (ex-Tom, AS THE WORLD TURNS; ex-Chris, A FLAME IN THE WIND; ex-Richard, FROM THESE ROOTS; ex-Ben, THE EDGE OF NIGHT) - 62
Jonathan Hogan (ex-Mitchell, RYAN'S HOPE; ex-Walter, ONE LIFE TO LIVE; ex-Jason, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - 62
Ann Wilkinson (Laurel, A NEW DAY IN EDEN) - 60
Ally Sheedy (ex-Sarah, KYLE XY) - 51
Hannah Storm (Herself, GUIDING LIGHT) - 51
Thyme Lewis (ex-Jonah, DAYS OF OUR LIVES; ex-Pete, SUNSET BEACH) - 47
Jamie Walters (ex-Ray, BEVERLY HILLS 90210) - 44
Emily Harrison (ex-Bridget, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) -36
Ian Alda (ex-Einstein, GUIDING LIGHT) - 29

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