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Today in Soap Opera History (February 7)

1980: The Edge of Night's April inherited all of Margo's estate.

1983: General Hospital's Robert & Holly were married.

1995: All My Children's Jason reached out to Hayley for help.

2005: Emme Rylan debuted as Lizzie on Guiding Light."History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into d ifferent and unexpected images."

Anselm Kiefer

"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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1966: On Another World, Emily (Mona Bruns) reminded Mike Bauer (Gary Pillar) that Dr. James told him even if Julie had lived, she would never have left the sanitarium. Emily was thrilled Mike was not considering returning to his home town because he

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