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|Matt||Feb 11 2010, 12:28 PM|
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Written by Jon-Michael Reed, the TUNE IN TOMORROW newspaper column became a daily fixure focusing on storyline developments, actor interviews, and behind the scenes news and included the widely read weekly synopses for all soaps that was publised in newspapers every Saturday beginning in 1976.|
WEEK OF JUNE 14 - JUNE 18, 1976
ALL MY CHILDREN
Mrs. Lum, posing as Mrs. Carpenter via a phone call, introduced herself to Kitty as her long-lost mother... Nancy gave Frank an ultimatum: Find a job or join her in Chicago... Ruth moved out on Joe and told David she needed him more than ever... Erica didn't score points with Chuck when she told him he was making a mistake trying to reform Donna.
Olive talked to Alice and told her she'd better warn Raymond about his responsibilities... Willis wasn't pleased when Alice informed him that Raymond waould be helping her at the company.
AS THE WORLD TURNS
Nancy was hopeful that Bob and Sandy would get together again, but Chris told her Bob is interested in Valerie... Dee's date didn't show up, so he took off for Alaska... Kevin and Susan are on the outs because she didn't go through with her confession to Dan.
DAYS OF OUR LIVES
Rebecca told Johnny the truth about her expected baby before they were to be married. He wrote a Dear John letter and left her waiting at the altar. She was hysterical... Amanda regained consciousness, but she has a loss of memory... Jeri left for Phoenix to confront James Stanhope and force him to tell Trish the truth.
Althea regained her sight... Eleanor won't divorce Scott; he wants her committed so he'll be free to marry Althea... Under the assumed name of Mrs. Lomax and wearing a black wig, Ann arrived at the New York hospital looking for Carolee; Ann told the doctors their mystery patient might be her "lost sister, Mary Ellen Smithfield."
THE EDGE OF NIGHT
Chandler discovered that Brandy's car fits the description of the one that tried to run down Nicole... Nancy started to get frantic about the outcome of Timmy's custody case... Quentin accused Brandy of enjoying her misery.
When Mrs. Clifford's tale didn't convince Lesley, Cam blackmailed Barbara Vining into confirming the baby story... Beth pulled up her stakes and left town to be a fashion model, but not before she warned Diana about Lesley and Peter.
Leslie died on the operating table... Mike swore revenge on Spence... Anne went bananas with guilt... Ed tried to comfort Joe by telling him there wasn't anything more he could have done to save her... Steve broke down... and now, Bert has the heavy task of getting everyone through the ordeal.
LOVE OF LIFE
Arlene treid to get a job at a sleazy luncheonette, but was told to scram when the boss found out she was on probation... Lynn showed up at Van's, then collapsed; Joe told Lynn to face the fact that she was an alcoholic.
MARY HARTMAN, MARY HARTMAN
Mary and Dennis talk about the past, present, and future... Heather worries about being in the way of her mother's affairs... Jimmy Joe Jeeter looks to Loretta for guidance... Loretta meets Merle Jeeter in his motel room... Cathy and Clete have an announcement for Frank, and Ed has an announcement for Tom.
ONE LIFE TO LIVE
Larry told Victoria Joe must learn the truth about Megan now, but with Victor's death weighing on her, she was unable to force herself to tell Joe... Cathy pressed Tony about having a baby... The bereaved widow Dorian played the role fairly well... Then Tony accused her of killing his father.
The jury is out in Seneca's trial... Nick ordered Sam to leave town, but before he did he broke Bucky's bubble by telling him the truth about Reenie; Bucky told Reenie it was all over... Delia informed Roger they could see each other only once or twice a week; for Roger, that won't be enough.
Jill tried to play matchmaker for Carrie by inviting Steve over; Carrie didn't go for it... Vicki won a small battle; she got Julian to go on a tennis date with her... Luke broke his hip... Tom and David decided to make a go of it as partners.
SEARCH FOR TOMORROW
Eric is determined to find out who his real father is; Scott wants to keep the sordid truth from him... Jo felt the needles, and the doctors told her she could go home, but not to expect a full recovery yet... Bruce and Amy were married.
THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS
Brad suggested to Leslie that they split up. She pressed for a reason; he gave none... Liz invited Mrs. Chancellor to dinner and arranged to invite an eligible bachelor, plumber Ralph Olson... Stuart found out about Ron Becker's prison record.
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