1983: General Hospital's Luke was found after an avalanche.
1984: One Life to Live's Asa was not happy with Clint.
2006: Days' Bo and Hope said goodbye to Zack."History is a vast early warning system."
― Norman Cousins
"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.
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1968: On Dark Shadows, angered and frightened by Angelique Bouchard (Lara Parker), Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid) attempted to meet Josette duPres (Kathryn Leigh Scot). Angelique sent a bat to spy on him.
1972: On The Doctors, Dr. Hendryx insisted that he could not find a physical problem for the issues facing Dr. Maggie Powers (Lydia Bruce), leaving her husband,