Today in Soap Opera History (September 13)

1977: ABC's serialized comedy series Soap premiered. 1979: The Edge of Night's Raven clashed with Elliot. 1985: Days of our Lives' Marlena & Richard made love. 1985: Gh's Anna told Robert that ...

Today in Soap Opera History (August 27)

1976: Ryan's Hope's Frank realized his campaign was over. 1992: All My Children's Nick returned. 1996: Another World's Fax was ready to kill again. 2010: As the World Turns' Henry and Barbara ...

Today in Soap Opera History (August 19)

1996: Nathan Hastings died on The Young and the Restless. 1996: Frankie Frame was murdered on Another World. 1996: Gh's Jason and Robin arrived in Montauk on Stone's birthday. 2013: The series ...

Today in Soap Opera History (August 26)

1968: The Doctors' Nick proposed to Althea. 1980: Texas' Justin rescued Rikki from a burning race car. 1981: Edge of Night's Sky plotted with Gunther against Gavin. 1991: Young and the Restless' ...

Today in Soap Opera History (August 14)

1945: As word spread about the end of World War II, listeners were glued to the radio for updates."History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into ...

Today in Soap Opera History (August 12)

1981: Another World's Cecile and Jamie were held captive. 1986: The Young and the Restless' Sven charmed Katherine. 1994: All My Children's Erica broke down at Mona's grave. 2002: Barbara ...

Today in Soap Opera History (July 25)

1988: Days of our Lives' Kayla and Steve got married. 1991: Another World's Felicia married Lucas. 1991: Jensen Buchanan debuted as Vicky on Another World. 1994: A tornado hit All My Children's ...

Today in Soap Opera History (July 18)

1986: A gang member terrorized Another World's Victoria. 1986: Guiding Light's Alan revealed himself to be alive. 1986: As the World Turns' Chris Hughes passed away. 1997: Days of our Lives' ...

Today in Soap Opera History (July 10)

1979: General Hospital's Laura and Scotty were married. 1984: Guiding Light's Bert gave Josh a pep talk. 1985: Santa Barbara's Julia smuggled Amy and Brick onto a train. 2006: All My Children's ...

Today in Soap Opera History (June 14)

1967: Dark Shadows' Maggie remained frustrated locked in a cell. 1983: General Hospital faced a hostage crisis. 1993: As the World Turns' Hal and Barbara were remarried. 1996: All My Children's ...

Today in Soap Opera History (May 28)

1974: The first Daytime Emmys ceremony was held in New York. 1980: All My Children's Benny tried to get Estelle help. 1990: General Hospital's Shep Casey looked familiar to Anna. 2013: The Young ...

20 Years Ago, Susan Lucci Finally Won Her First Daytime Emmy — Watch

20 Years Ago, Susan Lucci Finally Won Her First Daytime Emmy — Watch Where were you when Shemar Moore trumpeted, “The streak is over!”? It was 20 years ago this week, on May 21, 1999, when the Daytime Emmys delivered their most memorable moment. All My Children star ...

Today in Soap Opera History (May 10)

1967: Dark Shadows' Carolyn wanted to check out the locked room. 1982: Gh's Laura Templeton did not want to leave Port Charles. 1985: Days of our Lives' Anna and Tony made love. 2002: Passions' ...

Today in Soap Opera History (May 3)

1974: Another World aired a one-hour special. 1983: Peter Reckell debuted on Days of our Lives. 1991: The Dallas series finale aired on CBS. 2013: Jeanne Cooper's final Y&R scene aired."History ...

Today in Soap Opera History (April 24)

1978: Ryan's Hope's Pat called Delia on her miscarriage deception. 1987: Days of our Lives' Patch made chili. 2007: All My Children's Zoe performed. 2009: Drew Garrett debuted as Michael on General ...

Today in Soap Opera History (April 19)

1983: All My Children's Verla Grubbs told Phoebe about her father. 1985: Todd arrived in Salem. on Days of our Lives. 1990: Bo Brady returned to Days of our Lives. 1991: Another World's Kathleen ...

Today in Soap Opera History (April 10)

1957: As the World Turns' Edith considered leaving Oakdale. 1985: Finola Hughes debuted as Anna Devane on General Hospital. 1987: Jack Deveraux first appeared on Days of our Lives. 2008: All My ...

Today in Soap Opera History (April 3)

1956: Edge of Night's Jack was impacted by a kiss. 1972: Return to Peyton Place premiered on NBC. 1984: Edge of Night's Raven reflected on her past. 2013: General Hospital's Helena was shot by ...

Today in Soap Opera History (April 2)

1956: As the World Turns and The Edge of Night premiered on CBS. 1971: ABC aired the final episode of Dark Shadows. 1978: Primetime soap opera Dallas premiered on CBS."History speaks to artists. It ...

Today in Soap Opera History (April 1)

1963: The Doctors premiered on NBC, while General Hospital made its debut on ABC."History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into d ifferent and ...

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