1953: Guiding Light's Dick dealt with marriage woes.
1976: Ryan's Hope's Faith faced danger from Kenneth.
1981: Another World's Cecile worried about Jamie's safety.
1992: Knots Landing's Pierce gave Paige an unwelcome surprise."History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into d ifferent and unexpected images."
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1953: On The Guiding Light, Dick (James Lipton
) looked for reassurance about his marriage to Kathy from Dr. Keeler. Kathy became sad when Timmy pointed out that her husband had never been to see her.
Thanks to Jennifer for sending in the clip above.
1976: On Ryan's Hope, Kenneth