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."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"
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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,