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Today in Soap Opera History (August 25)

Today in Soap Opera History (August 25)

1966: Days of our Lives' Julie wanted to stay in Salem.

1975: Susan Harney debuted as Alice on Another World

1987: As the World Turns' Holden opened up to Lily.

2009: General Hospital's Jason and Sam made love."History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into different 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 Days of our Lives, Julie Olson (Charla Doherty) told her grandmother, Alice Horton (Frances Reid), that she didn't want to live in Europe.

1971: On The Doctors, Karen tried to convince Matt she wasn't as boring as he thought.

1975: On Another World,

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