1980: As the World Turns' Nick met Lisa.
1985: Santa Barbara's Peter kidnapped Eden.
1987: Brenda Dickson
2007: Guiding Light's Tammy and Jonathan were married."Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results."
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1937: Aunt Jenny's Real Life Stories premiered on CBS Radio
. The popular radio soap opera ran until November 16, 1956.
1968: On Another World, Rachel (Robin Strasser