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Happy Anniversary to Guiding Light — Relive Some Classic Moments!

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Happy anniversary to Guiding LIght, which premiered on television 72 years ago!

Although the soap began as an NBC radio serial in 1937, it transferred to CBS Radio in 1947 and debuted on television on June 30, 1952. During its combined 72 years on radio and television, GL became one of the longest-running programs in broadcast history.

Over those years, viewers visited Springfield daily to follow the continuing drama of the Bauer, Reardon, Spaulding, and Lewis families and thrilled to the romances of supercouples like Josh and Reva, Danny and Michelle, and Beth and Phillip. Although the light was sadly extinguished when CBS aired the final episode of GL in 2009, the show will live on in the hearts of its fans forever.

Relive the glory days of the beloved soap with this gallery of some of its classic moments!

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