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Today in Soap Opera History (November 22)

1963: A live episode of Atwt was interrupted by JFK news.

1984: Days of our Lives' Tony battled lookalike Andre.

1985: General Hospital's Anna and Robin reunited.

2007: A turkey dealt with two witches on Passions."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"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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1963: President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The clip below features Walter Cronkite breaking into the live broadcast of As the World Turns at 1:40 p.m. Et to deliver the news that shots had been fired at President John F. Kennedy's motorcade in Dallas, with first reports indicating the president was seriously wounded. The news

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