1978: All My Children's Erica Kane married Tom Cudahy.
1985: General Hospital's Robin Scorpio arrived in Port Charles.
2011: All My Children's Erica met Verla Grubbs."History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into different 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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1948: On radio soap opera Claudia, Claudia (Dorothy McGuire) had opening night jitters.
1976: On Ryan's Hope, Delia Ryan (Ilene Kristen) lied to her husband, Frank (Michael Hawkins), when he found her searching through his things
1976: On Another World, Sharlene Frame (Laurie Heineman) confessed her sordid past