Get ready DAYS fans! To commemorate the NBC Daytime Emmy Award winning daytime drama’s golden anniversary, the series co-executive producer Greg Meng has written and produced a special coffee table book to honor the legacy of the iconic series.
Days of our Lives: 50 Years is an unparalleled peek into the soap opera that has not only become an important part of American pop culture, but is also adored by millions of fans around the world for the lives. The book is available for pre-order now, and will be available for purchase on Amazon.com and in book stores and Barnes & Noble locations nationwide starting on October 27, 2015.
Meng said of the new book: “As a longtime member of the Corday Productions family, it is a privilege to present this memory book. Days of our Lives: 50 Years is a collection of rare photos providing a big picture view of the show’s history while reflecting the heart and soul of the show through some of the beloved and iconic stories during the first 50 years. This is a tribute to our family of fans around the world.” Inside the book is an in-depth, photographic journey of the longest-running scripted program in NBC’s history which includes rare black-and-white historical images and a wealth of full color photos. Fans can go on the journey and remember highlights of iconic characters and beloved stories.
But there is more! To promote the book and the big 5-0 announced today will be a multi-city book signing tour including some DAYS most beloved actors. Cities slated for the tour include: New York, Northvale (NJ), Phoenix, Los Angeles, Denver, Kansas City, Atlanta, and Pigeon Forge.
Cast participating in the nationwide tour include: Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans), Kristian Alfonso (Hope Williams Brady), Thaao Penghlis (Andre DiMera), Stephen Nichols (Steve “Patch” Johnson), Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez), Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts), Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady), Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez), Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton), Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera), Christopher Sean (Paul Norita), Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux), Drake Hogestyn (John Black), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton), Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton), Martha Madison (Belle Black), James Reynolds (Abe Carver), Bill Hayes (Doug Williams), Susan Seaforth-Hayes (Julie Williams), James Lastovic (Joey Johnson), Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady), Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker), Eric Martsolf (Brady Black), Jen Lilley (Theresa Donovan), Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis), Sal Stowers (Lani), Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis), as well as Author/Co-Executive Producer, Greg Meng.
U.S. Tour Dates
- Los Angeles-10/25/2015 Book signing at Barnes & Noble The Grove at 2:00pm
- Phoenix-10/26/2015 Book signing at Changing Hands at 6:30pm
- New York-10/27/2015 Book signing at Barnes & Noble on 5th Avenue at 12:00pm
- Northvale, NJ-10/27/2015 Book signing at Books & Greetings at 6:30pm
- Denver-10/28/2015 Book signing at Tattered Cover, Aspen Grove at 6:30pm
- Dallas-10/29/2015 Book signing at Barnes & Noble at 6:30pm
- Kansas City-10/30/2015 Book signing at Oak Park Mall (B&N) at 6:30pm
- Atlanta-10/30/2015- FoxTale Book Shoppe – Location TBD at 6:30pm
- Pigeon Forge-10/31/2015 Book signing at the Titanic Museum from 11:00am to 3:00pm
So will you be picking up your copy of Days of our Lives: 50 Years? Will you head out to see DAYS cast members in-person if you are nearby one of the book signing tour locations? Are you happy to read there will be a commemorative book from the show itself? Who do you hope is featured in it? Comment below!