1990: General Hospital's Frisco planned a surprise for Felicia.
1994: Days of our Lives' Alice found Tom dead in their bedroom.
2003: The Young and the Restless' Jill tried to stop a wedding."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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1963: James Pritchett made his first appearance on NBC soap opera The Doctors. He played a corporation