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January 2, 1959: Four Successful Soaps air on CBS

  January 2, 1959: Four successful radio soap operas were started on CBS namely Our Gal Sunday , This is Nora Drake , Mary Noble Backstage Wife and Road of Life . Our Gal Sunday began as a Broadway show and then aired on CBS.  Nora Drake   ran successfully for 12 years.  Backstage Wife   followed a young woman who wants to become somebody in New York. The highly popular  Road of Life   lasted 18 years on radio. Together, the radio soaps were daytime drama favorites.