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 (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 ...

Today in Soap Opera History (May 21)

1984: Guiding Light's Nola gave birth. 1986: Dynasty's Alexis took over Blake's possessions and he was not happy. 1999: Another World's Alli faced a ticking time bomb. 1999: Susan Lucci finally won ...

Today in Soap Opera History (April 18)

1961: As the World Turns Lisa clashed with Ellen. 1967: Jonathan Frid debuted as Barnabas Collins on Dark Shadows. 1990: General Hospital's Robin tried to save Casey. 1991: Another World's Jake ...

Today in Soap Opera History (April 11)

1966: Peyton Place's Steven married Betty. 1978: Ryan's Hope's Tom was drunk and angry. 1986: Lynn Herring debuted as Lucy Coe on General Hospital. 2007: All My Children's Krystal gave ...

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 ...

Happy Anniversary to As The World Turns — Relive the Drama and Romance!

On April 2, 1956, viewers were introduced to the lives and loves of the people of Oakdale when As The World Turns made its debut on CBS. And for over five decades, the soap was beloved by its fans ...

Today in Soap Opera History (March 22)

1962: Ann Flood debuted as Nancy on The Edge of Night. 1983: General Hospital's Jimmy Lee denied having Tolliver's papers. 1991: NBC's primetime Dark Shadows remake ended. 2004: One Life to Live's ...

Today in Soap Opera History (February 14)

2008: All My Children's Greg and Jenny married. 1986: Another World's Felicia and Zane tied the knot. 1991: Guiding Light's Beth and Phillip were finally married. 2002: Atwt's Nancy felt her late ...

Today in Soap Opera History (January 3)

1977: Lovers and Friends premiered on NBC. 1980: Edge of Night's Cliff ate Mrs. Corey's soup. 1995: Days' Alice interrupted Bo and Billie's wedding. 2001: All My Children's Bianca was outed at the ...

Today in Soap Opera History (December 26)

1986: In the series finale of Search for Tomorrow, Stu asked, "What is it, Jo? What is it you're searching for?" Jo's reply: "Tomorrow. And I can't wait.""History speaks to artists. It changes the ...

Today in Soap Opera History (December 8)

1953: Valiant Lady's Helen dished about her new pilot friend. 1981: Roman Brady first appeared on Days of our Lives. 1998: Oltl's Viki was not happy with Clint's plan. 1988: Gh's Alan was in ...

Today in Soap Opera History (October 12)

1953: Valiant Lady premiered on CBS. 1979: As the World Turns' Lisa was spooked 1981: David Canary debuted on Another World as Steve Frame. 1993: Days of our Lives' Jack Deveraux left Salem."The ...

Today in Soap Opera History (October 11)

1984: Ryan's Hope's Johnny & Maeve Ryan faced bad news. 1985: General Hospital's Anna set up a "game" with Robin. 1988: Days of our Lives' Eve was a cover girl. 2000: All My Children's Leo & ...

Today in Soap Opera History (October 1)

1976: Days of our Lives' Doug and Julie were finally married. 1985: John Sanderford joined Ryan's Hope as Frank Ryan. 1990: Dutch soap Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden premiered. 2003: Kelly Monaco ...

Today in Soap Opera History (October 3)

1995: Another World's Ryan Harrison died. 2001: As the World Turns' Molly and Jake married. 2003: The final episode of Port Charles aired on ABC. 2005: Passions' Alistair married Theresa."The best ...

Today in Soap Opera History (September 19)

1979: Word of Dan Stewart's death spread on As the World Turns. 1984: Days of our Lives' Eugene had a vibe about a plane crash. 1988: Guiding Light's Harley dreamed about the good life. 2008: Lisa ...

As The World Turns Aired its Final Episode Eight Years Ago — Relive its Most Memorable Moments!

After an epic 54-year run, the world stopped turning forever when As The World Turns aired its final episode on Sept. 17, 2010. Although many of the soap's stars have gone on to appear in film, ...

Today in Soap Opera History (September 3)

1951: Search for Tomorrow premiered on CBS. 1984: Kathleen McKinnon arrived on Another World. 1985: Santa Barbara's Christy shot and killed Steve. 2010: Atwt's Reid was stalled on a busy train ...

Today in Soap Opera History (August 31)

1960: Grace was still bitter on The Secret Storm. 1989: Josie moved in with the Matthews family on Another World. 1994: Erica was in a neckbrace on All My Children. 2010: Oakdale said goodbye to ...

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