"I think that in the 70's and early 80's soaps were extremely successful at creating characters and writing stories which captivated the audience's imagination. We cared about the character s and what happened to them and that's probably why we remember all of the minutia from decades ago, it made a huge impression on us. I don't remember the stories of the nighttime shows I watched but for some reason the stories on the soaps I do remember (good chunks of it).
June 30, 2015 - MAKING HISTORY: Sixty-five years ago today, Guiding Light aired for the first time (Kevin Mulcahy, Jr. We Love Soaps)
September 13, 2009 - GL Manny Blog about the demise of GL
September 14, 2019 - Michael O'Leary recalls his years on Guiding Light Dishing With Digest. Hysterical story about how he got cast, thanks to Betty Rae's random choice, and then blossoming as an actor thru great storylines, creating amazing friendships that live on today. I was long gone by the end, but I totally feel all the actor's pain when the light went out.
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