1979: Guiding Light's newly arrived Ross rook Roger's case.
1990: General Hospital's "Duke" died in Anna's arms.
2004: All My Children's Bianca gave birth to Miranda."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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1968: On Dark Shadows, Victoria Winters (Alexandra Moltke) was shot in the shoulder after a struggling over a gun with her prison guard (Howard Honig). Peter Bradford (Roger Davis) and Victoria attempted to leave the jail.
1976: On Ryan's Hope, Johnny (Bernard Barrow) made peace with