1987: One Life to Live's Viki visited heaven.
1987: B&B's Brooke confided in Stephanie.
2008: Days of our Lives' Shawn & Belle left Salem."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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1955: On The Inner Flame, Walt (Karl Swenson) was unwilling to accept Murray's help.
1955: On Golden Windows, Carl told Charles (Eric Dressler) he would confess his crimes.