1986: Santa Barbara's Kirk was released from the hospital.
1996: Days of our Lives' Kristen saw The Woman in White.
2008: As the World Turns' Lily left Oakdale."History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into d ifferent and unexpected images."
― Anselm Kiefer
"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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1938: The Life of Mary Sothern ended its run on CBS Radio. The show continued in transcription form for four more years.
1963: On The Edge of Night, Nancy Pollock (Ann Flood) and Mike Karr (Laurence Hugo) were married.
1969: On Dark Shadows,