Today in Soap Opera History (January 19)

1967: Roger burned David's painting on Dark Shadows.

1981: Guiding Light's Alan showed up at Jennifer's trial.

2009: Gl's Olivia kissed Natalia.

2010: As the World Turns' Reid had no time for Luke."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."

― Machiavelli

"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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1956: Actor Charles Dingle died at age 68. He played Conrad Overton in Irna Phillips' daytime soap opera The Road of Life.
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Everybody dressed up as Harley Quinn this Halloween, including Cara Delevingne's sister Poppy - see the best pictures

Everybody dressed up as Harley Quinn this Halloween, including Cara Delevingne's sister Poppy - see the best pictures
Suicide Squad isn't even out in cinemas until next August, but that didn't stop everyone from dressing up as Harley Quinn over this Halloween weekend.

Margot Robbie's psychotic Joker sidekick proved to be the outfit of choice for those doing fancy dress on October 31, with fans taking to social media to post their selfies. Below are some of the very best Harley Quinn costumes - certain to make us all up our game for Halloween 2016.

First up, Cara Delevingne's (who plays Suicide Squad's Enchantress) sister Poppy wielding a baseball bat in honour of her "girl crush" Margot Robbie...

How'd I do? @margotrobbie #Girlcrush @unicef_uk and thank you to @larrykinghair & @isamayaffrench @yslbeauty for making me feel all #Squad like

A photo posted by Poppy Delevingne (@poppydelevingne) on Oct 30, 2015 at 9:30am Pdt

Harley Quinn & The Joker. #SuicideSquadHalloween #SuicideSquad #HarleyQuinn #Joker (Ps I Posted A New Vine!)

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The movie poster
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