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Vintage DAYS SOD Synopses; in order, from the premiere issue
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WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SYNOPSES

WEEK OF APRIL 2 - APRIL 6, 1979
Marlena was upset that Laura demoted her and planned to hire another psychiatrist for the department. Amanda was courted by Steve, Chris, and Neil. Chris also dated Trish, which miffed David. Robert discovered a safe-deposit box in Rebecca's name. Don teased Donna abou ther infatuation for a teacher. Linda pulled a sympathy act with Bob about her past deeds as detailed in Bob's investigator's report. Steve learned that Trish worked for a shady friend of his in Paris. Steve hit Tom for a loan. Marie wrote that she's returning home. Mike went further in debt to lavish Margo with new home furnishings.
WEEK OF APRIL 9 - APRIL 13, 1979
Laura asked Mike and Mickey to attend her mother's funeral, but not Bill. Marlena was forced to move her offices to make way for psychiatrist Jordan Barr. Marie arrived. Laura was haunted by her mother's ghost for not saving her from suicide. Rebecca's safe deposit box contained a letter for Doug, who returned with Julie from Europe. Maggie decided to break ties with Janice. Trish tended Scotty and David which irked Stephanie. Amanda found herself drawn to Chris. This didn't pass Neil's sarcastic notice. Linda warned Mary that Stephanie is out to gain control over Bob and the company. Bob gave Stephanie stock shares.
WEEK OF APRIL 16 - APRIL 20, 1979
Mary met Phyllis in San Francisco, where Phyllis has a boyfriend but is determined to seek revenge on Neil. Doug learned from Rebecca's letter that he's Dougie's father, but Doug kept the news from Robert. Bob criticized Mary after her "innocent" magazine article cost the plant a government contract. Laura refused Marlena's resignation, then later was hostile to her again. Jordan arrived. Mary assured Phyllis that she had washed her hands of Neil, who has renewed an interest in Amanda. Trish nursed David, who has pneumonia. Marie explained to Julie her religious devotion.

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COVER DATE: JULY 3, 1979


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WEEK OF APRIL 23 - APRIL 27, 1979
Stephanie broke up with David because of Trish. Chris fumed when Julie warned against his romance with Amanda. Linda seethed when Bob invited Stephanie to stay in Mary's quarters. Linda enticed Bob into bed, but he nixed further forays. Laura acted neurotic with Kate, who dated Neil but told him she was quitting her job. Laura's mother's ghost cautioned that Jordan is out to grab Laura's job. Julie was set ablaze during a kitchen fire at Maggie's. Donna visited Don's mother. Doug had Don put Rebecca's letter under lock and key and hid the facts from Julie. Mike and Margo moved into their new house.
WEEK OF APRIL 30 - MAY 4, 1979
Neil was lovey-dovey with Kate. Julie was hospitalized for her burns. Marie nursed her, Laura insisted on helping her psychologically, and Maggie blamed herself for the accident. Amanda postponed returning to Greg because her help is needed with Hope. Chris got his own apartment so that he and Amanda can be together privately. Donna returned with expensive gifts for Don and Marlena. Neil lied to Robert saying that Doug's artificial insemination donation didn't work out. Stephanie ingratiated herself further in Bob's life, much to Linda's dismay.
WEEK OF MAY 7 - MAY 11, 1979
Marie questioned Laura's methods in handling Julie's therapy which made Julie's mental outlook worse instead of better. Chris fantasized seducing Amanda. Linda has been remembering more of her past, but has kept up the amnesia act. Mike borrowed money from Chris and Mickey without Margo's knowledge.

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COVER DATE: JULY 24, 1979


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My poor Julie! And Laura is losing her mind. I still think Days should try to get Stephen Schnetzer to return as Steve Olson. I saw a video clip of him doing a play recently and he still is quite handsome. Steve could hook up with Kate and stir things up in Salem.
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WEEK OF MAY 14 - MAY 18, 1979
Julie was hysterical that she'll lose Doug if skin grafts don't work. Linda and Mary united against Stephanie, although Bob assured Mary it's strictly business with him and Steph. Hope added to Maggie's guilt by blaming her for Julie's accident. Phyllis offered to sell her stock to Bob and noticed Stephanie's hold over Bob. Linda almost blew her amnesia cover in front of Phyllis. Amanda hesitated over moving in with Chris. Laura tried to keep visitors away from Julie, who swiped sedatives in case she can't face the future. Laura hid her growing madness, visions of her mother, Carrie.
WEEK OF MAY 21 - MAY 25, 1979
Amanda was thrown for a curve when Greg arrived. He returned to Chicago after a night of marital "performance failure" and suspected that another guy is in the picture. Laura's madness, which has Julie contemplating suicide, spread to Jennifer, whom Laura filled with nightmarish tales. Marie and Jordan met. Julie insisted she won't give her blessing to a reconciliation between Trish and David. Mike borrowed money from practically everyone. Chris felt guilty about Greg and tried to cool it with Amanda. Marlena fretted when Donna came up with another expensive gift, this time for Samantha, who won a drama award. Don advised Phyllis that Neil can't interfere in her stock-selling plans.
WEEK OF MAY 28 - JUNE 1, 1979
The search was on for Julie, who slipped out of the hospital with drugs. Phyllis pretended to be taken in by Neil's appeals that they start all over again. Laura didn't tell anyone that Julie had called and Laura hadn't discouraged her from running away to think things through. Mickey fretted about Maggie's reaction that Linda was rehired at the law office. The Julie crisis brought Amanda and Chris together. An out-of-town doctor advised Julie to return to her husband and the hospital. Stephanie was intrigued by the news that whoever buys Phyllis' stock will have veto power but not controlling interest.

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COVER DATE: AUGUST 14, 1979


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WEEK OF JUNE 4 - JUNE 8, 1979
Julie returned to undergo her plastic surgery operation, but Doug, Marie, and Jordan are convinced that Laura has been detrimental to Julie's case. Steve dated Mary in front of Amanda and Chris. Donna stole a ring from Chez Julie and gave it to Marlena for her birthday, saying it was a family heirloom. Robert made a will specifying that Dougie be sent to Robert's sister in France should anything happen to Robert. Mary tipped off Phyllis that Neil is snooping into Phyllis' reasons for wanting to sell her stocks. Maggie failed to cope with Hope's increasing antagonism. Bob suspected that Linda's memory has returned, while Julie was surprised at Stephanie's understanding of her surgery.
WEEK OF JUNE 11 - JUNE 15, 1979
Amanda and Chris succumbed to their desires after she told Mickey to start divorce proceedings against Greg. Linda lit up when Bob offered a complete reconciliation. Don didn't tell Marlena that he learned the truth from Steve about Donna's thieving ways. Laura hired Donna as Jennifer's babysitter, then, in a crazed state, took Jennie and left the babe alone on a bus. Bill and Marlena resisted Jordan's pleas that Laura's wacko, until Bill realized what Laura did to Jennifer. Laura also didn't remember forcing Mike to repay her loan and he had to deal with a loan shark while Laura lit into Margo for driving Mike to the poorhouse. Robert helped settle a tiff between David and Trish.
WEEK OF JUNE 18 - JUNE 22, 1979
The bus driver returned Jennie to Bill, who insisted that Laura is not bonkers, despite Marie's counsel. Marlena fretted that Laura's behavior might be hereditary. Julie's surgeon encouraged her, indicating that there won't be tissue-transplant rejection. Neil got the jitters when Phyllis noticed Dougie's resemblance to Doug. Robert considered going to Paris with Dougie. Phyl's "darling" called, offering her a trip to Hawaii.

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COVER DATE: SEPTEMBER 4, 1979


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I just want to say thank you for posting these. This was a little before my time on Days but it's fascinating to read!!!
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WEEK OF JUNE 25 - JUNE 29, 1979
Carrie's "ghost" pushed Laura over the edge. Laura swallowed drugs, locked herself in her room, and tried to hang herself. Bill and Alice came to the rescue. Bill finally accepted it that Laura has to be institutionalized. Chris accidentally bumped into Mary with his car after a fight resulting from his admission that he's through with her and serious about Amanda. Doug freaked out when Robert announced he's taking Dougie to Paris. Stephanie suspected that Linda had snooped around Steph's office, and noted that Linda recognized David, which didn't jibe with Linda's amnesia story. Steve hinted that Mary ought to sue Chris.
WEEK OF JULY 2 - JULY 6, 1979
Prompted by Steve, Mary asked Don to handle her lawsuit against Chris for the accident. Trish and David decided to make another go of their marriage. Julie felt she's a burden to Doug, but attended the Horton holiday picnic. Linda witnessed Chris and Mary's accident and realizes that Mary and Steve are lying about the circumstances. Neil implied he'd like to reconcile with Phyllis. Donna swiped a valuable bracelet from a wealthy baby sitting client. Bob chose Chris to deal with a potential new client, Alex Marshall, who Phyllis knows personally.
WEEK OF JULY 9 - JULY 13, 1979
Julie's first skin grafts didn't "take," and Steve took her to Chicago for another doctor's opinion. In Paris, Robert got along smashingly with Mimi, Steve's old girlfriend. Jordan showed more than a spiritual interest in Sister Marie. Bob encouraged Chris to take Amanda to San Francisco on a business trip. Steve left Maggie in charge of Chez Julie. The Chicago doctor advised Julie to undergo further treatment with her present doctor or else learn to live as she is. Mike took over Robert's maitre d' duties. Don and Marlena accused Donna of stealing the bracelet, then were proved wrong when the baby-sitting client found it. Neil refused Phyllis' request for a divorce.

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COVER DATE: SEPTEMBER 25, 1979


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WEEK OF JULY 16 - JULY 20, 1979
Steve joined Mimi and resumed their affair. They met wealthy Byron Carmichael, who resembled Doug. Marie confided to Jordan about her tragic past with Tommy. Jordan took over as Laura's replacement after Marlena refused. Julie returned to Salem to tell Doug she had divorced him in Mexico. Marlena and Don argued about conflicts of interest between her patient, Lester, and his client, Trask. Mike was conned into working as loan shark Earl's "collector." Bob laid into Linda after he realized her memory had returned and she had been stringing him along. Trish hid a handful of diamonds. Steve and Mimi remembered that shady guy Durard had it out from Trish because she cheated him on a deal. Mickey offered to find a shop for Maggie since she dug working at Chez Julie.
WEEK OF JULY 23 - JULY 27, 1979
Byron's wife, Lee, made it clear she can't wait til he kicks the bucket, but Steve put the thought in his head that Doug may be his long-lost brother. Doug was depressed about Julie's divorce and she moved into a studio apartment. Marie's keeping mum about her life before she entered the convent. Chris and Amanda bought each other rings, but Greg popped up and insisted he's not letting her go without a fight.
WEEK OF JULY 30 - AUGUST 3, 1979
Stephanie convinced Mary to drop the lawsuit against Chris because of Bob's health. Stephanie also confessed to Julie that she's really Brooke Hamilton and had plastic surgery which was as successful as Julie's can be. Margo found Trish's hidden diamonds, but Trish swore her to secrecy. Donna likes Arthur, the son of Marlena's patient, Lester. Doug hit the bottle, while admitting to Neil that he was raised an orphan and his real name is Brent Douglas.

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COVER DATE: OCTOBER 16, 1979


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WEEK OF AUGUST 6 - AUGUST 10, 1979
Doug was devastated after a brief call from his brother Byron, who died soon afterward. Stephanie's confession, Jordan's urgings, and Steve's tauntings about Doug being a rotten egg made Julie reconsider another operation. Amanda confessed to Julie that she's pregnant, but told only Chris that she's going to Chicago to straighten things out with Greg. Phyllis convinced Alex to return to Salem with her. Linda pushed Steve and Mary together. Steve and Lee agreed to work together for their own best interests. Maggie took over the management of Chez Julie. David assumed that Mike continues to work at Doug's just to be near Trish.
WEEK OF AUGUST 13 - AUGUST 17, 1979
While Doug and Marie talked about his past, she had a flashback to a "wild period" before she became a nun. Samantha returned and lamented to Marlena about her lousy boyfriend, Phil. Byron left the bulk of his fortune to Doug, and Lee will be disinherited if she contests it. Julie's landlord assured her she's beautiful despite her scars. Stephanie panicked, fearing Alex knows the plastic surgeon who performed her surgery. Stephanie was caught off guard, realizing she's genuinely attracted to Bob. Mary was jealous that Bob gave Stephanie a car. Doug asked Mickey to track down his mother and set up a secret trust fund for Julie. Phyllis dated Alex under Neil's nose, but allowed Neil to peck her on the cheek lovingly.
WEEK OF AUGUST 20 - AUGUST 24, 1979
Samantha blurted out to Donna that Marlena is pregnant. Greg refused to give Amanda a divorce, even though she insisted she's pregnant with Chris' child. Greg told Chris that the baby is Greg's. Julie's landlord, Adam Blake, persuaded her to pose for a painting. Robert and Dougie returned from France. Samantha consulted Neil about a kidney ailment. Maggie was alarmed that Steve keeps a gun in the shop, and she nixed a Washington trip with Mickey. Margo tried to get Mike off the loan hook to Earl by giving Earl one of the diamonds Trish gave her. Alex snooped into Bob's business affairs. Linda suggested to Mary that they arrange to replace Stephanie with Steve at the company. Lee pulled a widow sob act on Doug.

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COVER DATE: NOVEMBER 6, 1979


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Stephanie was caught off guard, realizing she's genuinely attracted to Bob.


I...um... WHAT?! :blink: Bob's her father. :ermmmm:
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Thanks for doing these. I'd never seen those DOR synopses before. Fascinating.
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WEEK OF AUGUST 27 - AUGUST 31, 1979
Doug fell for Lee's sympathy act and offered financial support after he inherited Byron's estate. Julie refused to see Hope. Bill dined with Maggie during Mickey's absence. Linda hired an investigative firm to tail Stephanie. Julie promised to keep mum about Stephanie being Brooke unless Stephanie hurts Bob. Steve paid court to both Mary and Lee until he learned Lee is poor as a church mouse. Alex flirted with Maggie. Amanda had pregnancy problems after learning that her baby will legally belong to Greg even if it's Chris' child. Jordan helped Julie psychologically at Linda's urging. Mary asked Bob to hire Steve. Don became a city councilman. Chris rehired Mike at Anderson's, thanks to Margo.
WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 3 - SEPTEMBER 7, 1979
Amanda was rushed to the hospital and must have a therapeutic abortion. Simpson came for his canes with the smuggled diamonds, and Steve flared at Maggie for unwittingly selling one to Tom and one to Trask. Marie admitted to Tommy that she had a disastrous affair before she entered the convent. Julie reminded Jordan of a woman he once loved and lost. Alex let Stephanie know that he's aware of her real identity. Steve retrieved Tom's cane, but Trask went to Europe, and Steve failed to persuade Trish to give up her diamond supply. Lee gladly accepted Doug's invitation to live under his roof. Greg arrived and learned from Tom that Amanda may have a malignancy. Alex told Phyllis he's not the marrying kind. Donna returned from Hollywood. Julie finally saw Hope and realized the child isn't repulsed by Julie's scars.
WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 10 - SEPTEMBER 14, 1979
Steve intimated that Maggie and Bill were up to no good after they dined together. Cathy Breton joined the hospital cafeteria staff. Greg agreed to a divorce after Amanda had a hysterectomy. Jordan persuaded Doug to leave Julie alone after she got hysterical because bought her a house, which she refused to accept. Because Lee is moving in on Doug and his loot, Steve expects to be her partner. Marlena learned that Samantha has a kidney problem. Trish rehid her diamonds, then was threatened by Simpson. Trish asked Margo to return the one diamond she had lent her to pay off Earl. Maggie found Simpson in the shop, and a gunshot was fired.

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COVER DATE: NOVEMBER 27, 1979


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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 17 - SEPTEMBER 21, 1979
Maggie was questioned by the police after Simpson died of a gunshot wound inflicted during their struggle at the shop. Steve pushed for a job at Anderson Manufacturing. Phyllis warned Bob that Stephanie may be out to take over the company -- and him. Jordan warned Doug not to contact Julie, who agreed to another skin graft. Alice told Julie that Lee may be out to get Doug and his money. Mickey returned from Washington to stand by Maggie. Chris reassured Amanda that he loves her even though she can't give him children. Trish and Steve feared their link to Simpson would be discovered. Marlena talked Donna out of an immediate Hollywood acting career.
WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 24 - SEPTEMBER 28, 1979
Amanda returned to Chicago with Greg, leaving a bitter Chris behind. Margo returned Trish's diamond to her, not knowing Earl had substituted a fake. Marie had memories of a past violent sexual encounter with Alex. Stephanie trained Stephen as her assistant after Bob transferred David to another Anderson job. Julie went to San Francisco with Jordan for her skin graft. Lee talked Doug into buying her jewelry back from Stephen. Marlena hasn't been feeling well. Chris refused Mary's offer of friendship. Alex unsuccessfully tried to get Anderson Co. information from Linda and Chris.
WEEK OF OCTOBER 1 - OCTOBER 5, 1979
Mickey opposed Maggie's suggestion that they shelter Cathy. Julie's first skin graft in San Francisco was successful. Don and Donna didn't tell Marlena that Samantha is having health problems because Marlena is ill. But Marlena guessed that Sam is back in the drug scene. Marie realized that Alex recognized her as a former lover. Mike fumed after learning that Margo borrowed money from Trish. Chris and Bob speculated that Alex has an inside source at Anderson Manufacturing because he knew details about Chris' solar device. Lee worked her charms on Doug.

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COVER DATE: DECEMBER 18, 1979


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WEEK OF OCTOBER 8 - OCTOBER 12, 1979
Julie spotted Doug and Lee together and compared Lee's flawless beauty to her own partial disfigurement. Bob ordered Mickey to cut Linda out of Bob's will in favor of Mary. Alex asked Phyllis to trade her Anderson stock for Magnus shares. Marie guessed that Julie is experiencing patient "affection transference" to her therapist, Jordan. Earl loaned Mike more money to keep Mike unwittingly working Earl's "runner" operation. Cathy disregarded Marie's advice and agreed to date intern Joe Cook. Marlena wanted Samantha returned to Salem because of Sam's kidney ailment, but Don was skeptical because of Sam's past actions.
WEEK OF OCTOBER 15 - OCTOBER 19, 1979
Earl threatened to harm Mike if Margo blows the whistle on Earl's loan shark deals. Donna met Terry Gilbert, who promised to teach her to be a model. Lee convinced Doug that Julie won't improve without Jordan's love, then she seduced a drunken Doug. Alex undermined Tom's abilities. Linda lied that she's pregnant after learning that Bob cut her out of his will. Don and Marlena were suspicious when Alex donated to Don's campaign and put in a good word to the mayor. Julie visited Laura, who's improving and who urged Julie to have final surgery and return to Doug. Neil told Marlena that Samantha's condition is worsening. Stephanie spent the night with Alex and persuaded Mary that Stephanie and Bob's relationship isn't sexual. Cathy became Alex's maid.
WEEK OF OCTOBER 22 - OCTOBER 26, 1979
Marie warned Alex to keep his filthy paws off Cathy. Alex countered that Marie wouldn't want her family to know about her past. Neil was concerned that Samantha may be terminally ill. Julie learned of Doug's drinking problem. Doug told Lee he can only love Julie. Terry and Earl are in cahoots to use suggestive photos of Donna for their financial gain. Phyllis sold her Anderson stock to Alex. Earl threatened Margo's life if Mike didn't continue doing his illegal work. Julie decided to undergo her final surgery after Steve assigned his share of Chez Julie to Doug in return for the loan he owes.

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Hey Matt, I've been pretty busy the past few weeks, but I will get those missing synopses scanned in and uploaded eventually!
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WEEK OF OCTOBER 29 - NOVEMBER 2, 1979
Linda lured Bob to bed. Samantha discouraged Donna from an acting career. Bob agreed to Alex's loan. Alex is using Stephanie and tried to put the make on Maggie before Mickey interrupted. Neil agreed to divorce Phyllis when she threatened to name Mary and Linda in a lawsuit. Neil warned Alex not to ditch Phyllis because she has a history of suicide attempts. Lee gained ground in seducing Doug. Tom financed Cathy's entrance into the nursing program, while Mickey and Maggie decided to have her move in with them. Don worked to get the goods on a new syndicate operation in Salem.
WEEK OF NOVEMBER 5 - NOVEMBER 9, 1979
Julie went to show Doug the results of her surgery and learned that he and Lee had a quickie marriage. Lee had intercepted several calls for Doug from Julie before the marriage. Marlena was torn apart upon learning that Samantha must use a dialysis machine and is in pain. Terry convinced Donna to pose alluringly and plotted future soft-porn photo sessions. Don won the city council election. Hope broke her arm while Doug was marrying Lee and refused to accept Lee as her new mother. Steve bought the cane that contains the missing diamonds from Trask, but Maggie's suspicious that Steve paid a lot of money for it.
WEEK OF NOVEMBER 12 - NOVEMBER 16, 1979
Chris' cousin, Stan, roused Cathy's interest. Don investigated porno in Salem, unaware of Donna's "modeling" for Terry. Mickey opposed searching for Cathy's parents. Don worried about Marlena after Samantha was released and moved in with the Craigs. Steve threatened to blackmail Lee if she stays married to Doug. Earl fired bullets at Mike and Margo's house to keep them in line. Phyllis planned a post-divorce trip to Las Vegas.

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COVER DATE: JANUARY 29, 1980


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WEEK OF NOVEMBER 19 - NOVEMBER 23, 1979
Alex pretended to leave town to scare Bob into accepting Alex's loan, which Bob did. Linda faked pregnancy symptoms to trick Bob into changing his will. Alex made a pass at Maggie, then slipped Stephanie "joy" pills because he thought she was running off with Phyllis. Alex had no intention of marrying Phyllis. Earl threatened the lives of Mike's friends should Mike try to report him to the cops.
WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26 - NOVEMBER 30, 1979
Julie warned Jordan she wants only a doctor-patient relationship. Margo and Mike clammed up after Earl's henchmen pushed Margo down a flight of stairs. Doug noticed Lee's selfish qualities. Mickey couldn't trace Cathy's parents. Earl ordered Terry to get porno shots of Donna just in case Don's investigation leads to their door. Alex plotted to control Anderson Manufacturing. Marie remembered that Alex's brother Harley jumped or was pushed from a terrace. Alex gave Stephanie the rough-and-tumble drug treatment.
WEEK OF DECEMBER 3 - DECEMBER 7, 1979
Stephanie got strung out on Alex's pills. Cathy lost her virginity to Stan after being rebuffed by Alex. Chris saved Samantha's life when she collapsed after feeling guilty for causing friction in the Craig household. Bob told Mickey to put Linda back in his will. Melissa overheard Neil tell Linda she isn't pregnant. Neil warned Marlena she's endangering her pregnancy because of concern for Samantha. Lee hedged telling Doug about her family. Mimi wrote Trish that drug smuggler Durand is in jail. Neil and Julie cried that they're losers at love.

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WEEK OF DECEMBER 10 - DECEMBER 14, 1979
Doug shocked Robert by telling him that he is Dougie's father. Stephanie, stoned on pills, almost told Bob she's his daughter. Terry faked a nude photo of Donna that Earl plans to use against Don. Neil and Julie got close. Marie left for the Mother House in Canada. Sam refused to come home with Marlena. Mike learned Donna is working for Terry, who works for Earl.
WEEK OF DECEMBER 17 - DECEMBER 21, 1979
Alex refused Stephanie's marriage proposal. Marie's Mother Superior remembered that Marie was pregnant many years ago. Steve told Bob he bought an engagement ring for Mary. Little Dougie ran away after overhearing Doug and Robert argue about Robert taking the child to Paris. Mickey advised Doug he'd lose a court battle over Dougie. Julie learned about Doug contributing to an artificial insemination. Samantha returned to the Craigs. Neil and Jordan warned Marlena to forget being a kidney donor for Sam, since that would terminate Marlena's pregnancy.
WEEK OF DECEMBER 24 - DECEMBER 28, 1979
Doug returned little Dougie to Robert after Julie found him wandering the streets. Marie remembered that her pregnant friend Denise gave up her baby for adoption before Marie, who also was pregnant, entered the convent. Chris spent Christmas with Samantha, but still mooned about Amanda. Mary nixed Steve's marriage proposal.

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WEEK OF DECEMBER 31, 1979 - JANUARY 4, 1980
Mother Superior reminded Marie that she could not trace Angelique, the daughter Marie gave up for adoption. Steve went to Paris. Trish feared Durand would tail her. Terry got ga-ga-eyed over Trish, who brushed him off, saying she was married. Phyllis lost a bundle in Las Vegas, and Linda kicked her out of the lake house. Samantha was to receive a kidney transplant when Mr. Pearson's daughter died. Greg nixed Tom's offer to return and run the hospital. Chris dated Sam and noticed Alex kissing Mary on New Year's Eve. Robert agreed to stay, change Dougie's name to Charles, and name Doug the child's guardian in Robert's will, in return for Doug's silence about Dougie's parentage.
WEEK OF JANUARY 7 - JANUARY 11, 1980
Melissa told Mary who told Phyllis about Linda's fake pregnancy. Sam underwent a transplant. Don received a "pasted together" nude photo of Donna, but told Marlena he will pursue the porno investigation even if Donna's reputation is kaput. Phyllis got sleeping pills after Alex insisted that marriage is out of the question. Then Phyllis spotted Alex and Mary together. Doug wouldn't believe that Neil and Julie are just friends. Julie also dated Jordan, while trying to persuade Doug that Lee is trying to separate Doug and Hope. Marie returned to Salem with a file on what happened to her daughter.
WEEK OF JANUARY 14 - JANUARY 18, 1980
After Mother Superior died, Marie headed to the unwed mother's clinic, while Cathy had pregnancy symptoms. Phyllis squealed to Bob that Linda was not pregnant. Earl and Terry feared that Mike and Trish could testify about their operations, and Earl decided to release the porno flick that Donna unwittingly had "starred" in. Alex told Marie not to interfere if he decided to get married. Tom's health was on the bum, and Doug's plans for a hospital fundraiser fell through. Lee made arrangements to send Hope to a private school. Because she had encouraged Donna to become an actress, Samantha blamed herself for Donna's plight. Lee pressured Doug for a trip to the Orient.

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WEEK OF JANUARY 21 - JANUARY 25, 1980
Samantha and Chris became chummier. Bob had chest pains while uncovering all of Linda's schemes to hide her fake pregnancy. Cathy couldn't understand why Marie started giving her the cold shoulder. Alice fretted about Tom's health. Earl set up a screening of Donna's movie to scare off Don. Donna was frantic because she unwittingly helped hoods ruin Don's career.
WEEK OF JANUARY 28 - FEBRUARY 1, 1980
Donna went truckin' with a trucker, then gave him the slip. Don and Marlena agreed to pay off Earl for Donna's porno film. Phyllis refused Neil's money offer to leave town. Mimi arrived to get Durand's diamonds from Trish. Mimi renewed her chumminess with Robert and also attracted Neil's roving eye. Bill visited Laura who may be improving. Mike told Mickey everything about Earl. Mickey plans to move Mike and Margo out of town for safety, but Margo's looking pale and wan. Bob told Melissa he'll love her even if he breaks up with Linda.
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 4 - FEBRUARY 8, 1980
Robert warned Neil to steer clear of Mimi. Don and Mickey fired Linda. Maggie was heartbroken when Cathy packed to move into the student dorm. Donna was picked up by the highway patrol after escaping from a punk who tried to molest her. Don warned Terry never to go near Donna. Sam noticed that Marlena is ill. Mimi told Trish to replace the fake diamond with the real thing. Linda fought with Bob and left him without noticing he had collapsed. Bob ordered Stephanie to help Mary's career. Stephanie passed out on David's couch.

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