Today in Soap Opera History (June 7)

1978: Laurie Heineman and James Pritchett won Daytime Emmys.

1984: Ryan's Hope's Dave thought of Katie while marrying Maggie.

2007: Passions' Whitney couldn't forget Chad's relationship with Vincent.

2010: One Life to Live's Bo and Nora were married."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"

"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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1944: On the Battle of Normandy's second day, CBS Radio aired a full lineup of soaps, listed with sponsors and a synopsis below:

9:45 a.

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