1981: Another World's Ada gave Rachel a lecture.
1986: Guiding Light's Claire wasn't willing to give up Michelle.
1986: The "East Coast Capwells" arrived on Santa Barbara."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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1970: On Another World, Missy Palmer Matthews (Carol Roux) told Liz (Nancy Wickwire) that Bill--Liz's son and Missy's husband--drowned after his sailboat capsized during a storm.
1976: On Ryan's Hope, while talking with Mary (Kate Mulgrew), Faith's (Faith Catlin) vision suddenly became blurry. Ed ordered an