1978: Dallas' Pam revealed her pregnancy but later lost the baby.
1996: All My Children's Marian played a revealing tape to hurt Tad.
2001: General Hospital's Skye announced she was a Quartermaine."All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial in quantity that the dry, shrivelled kernel scarcely compensates for the trouble of cracking the nut."
― Anne Brontë in "Agnes Grey"
"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, Jeff (Roger Davis) dozed off in a chair in the living room of the