1971: DS' Bramwell was distraught over losing Daphne.
1984: Rh's Maeve and Johnny received a donation.
1990: Gh's Jerry and "Duke" shot each other.
2001: Oltl's Blair slipped off the Palace Hotel
roof."Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results."
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1942: Irna Phillips
' radio soap opera The Guiding Light returned to NBC Radio
. After Gl was canceled by