1984: Edge of Night's Gunther noticed something off about Sky.
1985: Patch arrived in Salem on Days of our Lives.
2005: Gh's Michael wasn't thrilled Carly had married Alcazar."All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial in quantity that the dry, shrivelled kernel scarcely compensates for the trouble of cracking the nut."
― Anne Brontë in "Agnes Grey"
"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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1966: On Another World, Lee (Gaye Huston) gave Mike Bauer (Gary Pillar) a warm welcome home.
1966: Most of Dark Shadows' first episode was taped.