1983: Kim Zimmer debuted as Reva Shayne on Guiding Light.
1995: General Hospital's Sonny said goodbye to Stone.
1996: Gh's Edward had a Thanksgiving nightmare."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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1966: On Dark Shadows, Matthew (Thayer David) had just begun to strangle Victoria (Alexandra Moltke) when Liz (Joan Bennett) burst into the cottage.
1975: The final CBS episode of The Edge of Night aired. The network also aired the last half-hour episode of As the World Turns,