Today in Soap Opera History (June 10)

1981: General Hospital's Luke went to church.

1991: The final episode of Twin Peaks aired on ABC.

2009: Guiding Light's Josh and Olivia shared a kiss.

2010: Amanda and Jake were married on All My Children."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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1941: On NBC radio soap opera The Guiding Light, Myrna returned to San Francisco in a depression and tried to bury her grief by returning to her broadcasting career.

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