LEFT: Edward Mallory (Bill), John Clarke (Mickey), Macdonald Carey (Tom), John Lupton (Tommy).

CENTER: Edward Mallory (Bill) & Susan Flannery (Laura).

RIGHT: Actress Sandy Roberts presents Macdonald Carey (Tom) with a Screen Gems
telegram celebrating the 1,000th episode of "Days", which aired on October 29, 1969.

1969 Contract Changes:

Contract Arrivals: (1)

3/11- Susan Seaforth (Julie Olson) (recurring since 12/11/68)

Contract Departures: (1)
11/28 - Regina Gleason (Kitty Horton)

1969 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 1969. Actors who have played characters that have appeared in at least five episodes total throughout the years are listed.


Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Macdonald Carey (Tom Horton) 168
2. Edward Mallory (Bill Horton) 133
3. John Clarke (Mickey Horton) 126
4. Susan Flannery (Laura Horton) 121
5. Denise Alexander (Susan Hunter) 107
6. Frances Reid (Alice Horton) 104
7. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Olson) 101
8. Mike Farrell (Scott Banning) 97
9. Regina Gleason (Kitty Horton) 96
10. John Lupton (Tommy Horton) 95
11. Heather North (Sandy Horton) 67
12. Gene Peterson (Peter Larkin) 60
13. Chad Barstad (David Banning) 54
14. Catherine McLeod (Claire Larkin) 40
15. Arland Schubert (Wilbur Austin) 39
16. Wade Holdsworth (Mike Horton) 32
17. Robert Brubaker (John Martin) 24
18. Byron Morrow (Judge Turner) 18
19. Stewart Bradley (Lt. Harry Danton) 17
20. Pat Hornung (Janene Whitney) 14
*. E.A. Sirianni (Court Reporter) 14
22. Angus Duncan (Dr. Tony Romano) 12
*. Mary Wilcox (Janene Whitney) 12
24. Carl Byrd (Detective Perry) 11
25. Peter Hobbs (Dr. Lawrence Andrews) 9
26. Ivor Francis (Harry Larson) 8
27. Bill Quinn (Dr. Atwater) 6
28. June Dayton (Miss Williams) 5
*. Roger De Koven (Dr. James Spencer) 5
*. Kyle Puerner (Mike Horton) 5
*. K.T. Stevens (Helen Martin) 5
32. William H. Bassett (Jerry Barnes) 4
33. Joyce Easton (Janet Banning) 3
*. Paulene Myers (Mrs. Jackson) 3
35. John Matthews (Dr. Eliot Kincaid) 2
*. Warren Parker (Hotel Desk Clerk Carver) 2
37. Craig Bond (Mike Horton) 1
*. Noah Keen (Wayne Charles) 1

Credited Guests In Less Than 5 Episodes:
Sandy Balson (Miss Jenkins) 4 
Nico DeSilva (Doorman Marvin) 4  
Lynn Wood (Miss Graham) 4
Jean LeBouvier (Dr. Atwater's Nurse) 3
Maura McGiveney (Ruth Parker) 3
Bob Dulaine (Hotel Desk Day Clerk) 2
Janet Wood (Miss Williams, Nurse) 2
Gloria Calomee (Annie Mae) 1
Glenn Dixon (Judge Lind) 1
Harry Holcombe (Minister) 1
William Keene (Mr. Bellows) 1
Lenore Kingston (Ethel) 1
The New Establishment (Choralier Group) 1
Avis Scott (Mother Marie) 1

Preemptions: (11)
Wed. 1/1/69      SUGAR BOWL: GEORGIA VS. ARKANSAS
Mon. 1/20/69    PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON INAUGURATION DAY
Thu. 3/6/69       APOLLO IX SPACE WALK
Mon. 7/21/69    APOLLO 11 COVERAGE OF MOON TAKEOFF
Wed. 7/23/69    ALL-STAR BASEBALL GAME (postponed from 7/22/69)
Thu. 7/24/69     APOLLO 11 RETURN/SPLASHDOWN
Mon. 10/6/69    NCLS GAME 3: ATLANTA VS. NEW YORK
Tue .10/14/69   WORLD SERIES GAME 3: BALTIMORE VS. NEW YORK
Wed. 10/15/69   WORLD SERIES GAME 4: BALTIMORE VS. NEW YORK
Thu . 10/16/69   WORLD SERIES GAME 5: BALTIMORE VS. NEW YORK
Thu. 11/27/69    AFL FOOTBALL: DENVER VS. KANSAS CITY

"Days" Cast Birthdays (including the "Days" episode aired that day):
4/24/69- Mindy Clarke (Faith Taylor) Episode # 873
5/7/69- Justin Melvey (Colin Murphy) Episode # 882
6/25/69- Stephanie Cameron (Jennifer Deveraux) Episode # 917

Cast Yearbook: 1969 Debuts

                                          
                                        William H. Bassett                     Carl Byrd                       June Dayton                      Ivor Francis
                                            (Jerry Barnes)                   (Detective Perry)               (Miss Williams)                  (Harry Larson)

                                                           
                                                           Pat Hornung                            Noah Keen                         Catherine McLeod
                                                       (Janene Whitney)                    (Wayne Charles)                        (Claire Larkin)

                                           
                                            Byron Morrow                         Paulene Myers                     Warren Parker                    Gene Peterson
                                            (Judge Turner)                         (Mrs. Jackson)             (Hotel Desk Clerk Carver)             (Peter Larkin)

                                           
                                             Bill Quinn                           E.A. Sirianni                        Arland Schubert                     Mary Wilcox
                                           (Dr. Atwater)                       (Court Reporter)                      (Wilbur Austin)                  (Janene Whitney)

                              
                                                                 Camera Shy: Craig Bond (Mike Horton), Wade Holdsworth (Mike Horton). 



4th Anniversary, 1969.
Top Row (fooling around with the classic "Speak No Evil, Hear No Evil, See No Evil" saying): John Lupton (Tommy), John Clarke (Mickey), Ed Mallory (Bill). Bottom Row: Regina Gleason (Kitty), Susan Seaforth (Julie), Heather North (Sandy), Frances Reid (Alice), Macdonald Carey (Tom), Susan Flannery (Laura), Betty Corday (executive producer), Denise Alexander (Susan), Marie Cheatham (Marie).