1980: Larkin Malloy
made his Edge of Night debut.
1980: Gh's Laura didn't leave after saying goodbye to Luke.
1985: Oltl's Tina figured out Viki was Niki Smith
2001: Degrassi: The Next Generation
premiered."The best prophet of the future is the past."
― Lord Byron
"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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1970: On Another World, after being jilted by the man she loved, Wayne Addison (Robert Milli
), Liz (Nancy Wickwire
) was convinced she had no life. "I have nothing," she told her daughter, Susan (Lisa Cameron
). "Nothing that matters."
1980: Larkin Malloy made his first appearance on The Edge of Night
as "Schuyler Whitney."
1980: On General Hospital, Jennifer Smith