Today in Soap Opera History (November 27)

1970: The Hortons gathered for Thanksgiving on Days of our Lives.

1989: Peter Bergman debuted as Jack Abbott on The Young and

the Restless. 1997: General Hospital's Quartermaines were robbed

on Thanksgiving, thanks to Tracy. 1997: The Port Charles

interns made sure Ellen and Jake had a Thanksgiving meal."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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1964: On Another World, Bill Matthews (Joseph Gallison) and Missy Palmer (Carol Roux) shared a kiss on the bridge.

1970: On Days of our Lives, the Hortons celebrated Thanksgiving. "Bless this food, and give us the courage and strength to live to the fullest

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