During 2006, we spent countless months in preparation for the much anticipated grand opening. June 28th, I uploaded the first article I wrote for the site, History of the Soaps. Friday August 4th, our nervous staff started busily writing updates, and we went live August 14th! What an exciting time it was. We're all lucky that our staff enjoys their work and still become excited daily, when bringing our visitors the scoop! Soaps.com staff is thrilled to be a part of your life and we'd all like to send out a big 'Thank-you!' to our visitors!
Hey 'Soap fan's', do you remember what happened on your soaps a year ago this week? Here's a little walk down memory lane in August 2006, along with a few highlights from all nine shows, from this week!
August 2006 Soap Memories and August 2007 Soap Highlights:
Then and Now!
All My Children
August 2006- Lily discovers Jonathan's secret, Zach and Dixie's affair is splattered all over television, Ryan and Kendall share a kiss, and Colby plots to take down Sidney!
August 2007 - Poor little Spike is deaf, Greenlee impersonates Bianca, Jack and Erica are going to have to make a decision on their divorce, and Kendall finds out that Greenlee won't be arrested for her part in Spike's hearing deficit.
As the World Turns
August 2006- The Slasher strikes again, Damian admits to Luke that he only wanted his inheritance, Will breaks Gwen's heart, and Simon kisses Carly!
August 2007 - Gwen finds out she and Will are pregnant, Carly and Jack narrowly escape death, Katie and Brad play a little strip poker, and Vienna finds out from Henry that she's broke!
The Bold and the Beautiful
August 2006- Felicia and Bridget make amends, Taylor breaks down and confesses to Thorne that she killed Darla, Ridge insists Brooke leave Nick and come back to him, and Stephanie gets a visit from a detective about Taylor.
August 2007- Rick is determined to get Phoebe back, Ashley and Ridge plan on marrying, Stephanie and Donna face off over Donna wanting to marry Thorne, and Bridget tells Taylor not to get an amnio.
Days of Our Lives
August 2006- Marlena separates from John, Patrick asks Hope for a relationship, Bo washes his hands of Chelsea, and Sami and Austin plan their wedding!
August 2006- Elizabeth and Jason sleep together, Georgie & Dillon rekindle their love, Patrick battles with Snead to keep April in treatment, and Alexis tells Sam she has cancer.
August 2007- Sam apologizes to Lucky for note telling the truth about the baby, Jason's court case continues, Maxie and Coop are in trouble when Maxie and Logan are caught kissing and Ms. Howard admits that the hit and run was an accident.
August 2006- Cassie and Josh get intimate, Dinah gets arrested, Alan continues to plot against Lizzie, and Tammy and Jonathan tell Cassie and Josh about their engagement.
August 2007- Ashley and Coop team up against Doris during her campaign, Dinah offers to help Alexandra with her marriage as long as she helps save her marriage to Cyrus, Alan's not happy with Billie being Lizzie's new mentor and Reva and Olivia continue to go at it.
One Life to Live
August 2006- Adrian fights for her life, Marcie gets what she's after, Christian has two dates for the Gala and Blaire scrambles to steal Spencer's key.
August 2007- John confesses to a priest about who Tommy should be with, Dorian and Clint go on their first date, Blair tries again to get through to Todd and Jess and Nash enjoy some intimacy before the Buchanan Enterprises fund raiser event.
August 2006- Whitney and Chad become engaged, Luis and Fancy get an eyeful of one another when showering at the police station, Siren's mermaid song is heard by the wrong ears, and Pilar is shot!
August 2007 - Jessica is arrested, Sheridan tries to get Luis back, but he can't forgive her near murder of Theresa, Gwen continues to harass Theresa, and the witches keep their little slave, Spike around.
The Young and the Restless
August 2006- John has a massive stroke and dies, Phyllis and Nick reunite, Sharon is saved from the kidnappers, and Lily and Neil forage a new father-daughter relationship.
August 2007 - Nick and Sharon give in to a forbidden passion, Lily enlists Devon in setting her up on a date, Phyllis is nowhere to be found when court is back in session, and Gloria probes Michael for more information on Jeffrey's background.
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