1984: All My Children's Erica and Adam were married.
1984: Knots Landing's Abby and Val mourned Gary.
2006: Passions' Miguel returned just as Kay accepted Fox's proposal."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, Bill Matthews (Joseph Gallison) begged social worker Ann Fuller (Olga Bellin) to tell him the real reason Missy Palmer didn't want to marry him.
1977: On Ryan's Hope, after writing a suicide note and taking Jack's pills, Delia Reid Ryan