A big shout-out to all of the cast, producers, and behind the scenes personnel at Days of our Lives today as the iconic NBC soap opera celebrates its 51st anniversary.
Days of our Lives premiered back on November 8, 1965. Its touchstone is set against the backdrop of traditional family values, good vs. evil and features several core families that have kept things romantic, intriguing, and often deadly in the town of Salem.
Of course, we are talking about the original first family of Salem, The Hortons, and their rivals the The DiMeras, The Kiriakis, and the other good samiritans in town, The Bradys! Other key families on the canvas including: the Carvers, Johnson, and Hernandez clans. The series enduring fan base and community, and their passion for the characters, the actors who portray them, and their love of the iconic duos of the past and present has also been a staple of DAYS.
Days of our Lives has won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series three times: 1978, 2013, and 2015.
NBC will celebrate the 51st anniversary this weekend in Los Angeles as the annual Day of DAYS event on Saturday, November 12th at Universal City’s CitiWalk.
Share your congrats and well-wishes to the cast and crew at DAYS for turning 51 and let us know why you have been an ardent DAYS fans all these years, or if you are a new fan just joining in on the drama, why the show has captivated you. Share your thoughts in the comment section below!