"Days of Our Lives" Soap Opera Digest Synopses: 1980-1984
(Thanks to Daytime Royalty poster Matt for scanning all of these!)
(Note: The first dates listed are the magazine issue dates...the estimated airdates are listed on the next line)


January 8, 1980:
(airdates covered: 10/8/79-10/26/79)
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January 29, 1980:
(airdates covered: 10/29/79-11/16/79)
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February 19, 1980:
(airdates covered: 11/19/79-12/7/79)
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March 11, 1980:
(airdates covered: 12/10/79-12/28/79)
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April 1, 1980:
(airdates covered: 12/31/79-1/18/80)
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April 22, 1980:
(airdates covered: 1/21/80-2/8/80)
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May 13, 1980:
(airdates covered: 2/11/80-2/29/80)
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June 3, 1980:
(airdates covered: 3/3/80-3/21/80)
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June 24, 1980:
(airdates covered: 3/24/80-4/11/80)
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July 15, 1980:
(airdates covered: 4/14/80-4/25/80)
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August 5, 1980:
(airdates covered: 4/28/80-5/9/80)
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August 19, 1980:
(airdates covered: 5/12/80-5/23/80)
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September 2, 1980:
(airdates covered: 5/26/80-6/6/80)
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September 16, 1980:
(airdates covered: 6/9/80-7/4/80)
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September 30, 1980:
(airdates covered: 7/7/80-7/11/80)
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October 14, 1980:
(airdates covered: 7/14/80-7/25/80)
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October 28, 1980:
(airdates covered: 7/28/80-8/8/80)
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November 11, 1980:
(airdates covered: 8/11/80-8/22/80)
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November 25, 1980:
(airdates covered: 8/25/80-9/12/80)
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December 9, 1980:
(airdates covered: 9/15/80-9/26/80)
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December 23, 1980:
(airdates covered: 9/29/80-10/10/80)
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January 6, 1981:
(airdates covered: 10/13/80-10/24/80)
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January 20, 1981:
(airdates covered: 10/27/80-11/7/80)
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February 3, 1981:
(airdates covered: 11/10/80-11/21/80)
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February 17, 1981:
(airdates covered: 11/24/80-12/5/80)
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March 3, 1981:
(airdates covered: 12/8/80-12/19/80)
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March 17, 1981:
(airdates covered: 12/22/80-1/2/81)
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March 31, 1981:
(airdates covered: 1/5/81-1/16/81)
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April 14, 1981:
(airdates covered: 1/19/81-1/30/81)
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April 28, 1981:
(airdates covered: 2/2/81-2/13/81)
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May 12, 1981:
(airdates covered: 2/16/81-2/27/81)
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May 26, 1981:
(airdates covered: 3/2/81-3/13/81)
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June 9, 1981:
(airdates covered: 3/16/81-3/27/81)
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June 23, 1981:
(airdates covered: 3/30/81-4/10/81)
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July 7, 1981:
(airdates covered: 4/13/81-5/1/81)
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July 21, 1981:
(airdates covered: 5/4/81-5/15/81)
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August 4, 1981:
(airdates covered: 5/18/81-5/29/81)
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August 18, 1981:
(airdates covered: 6/1/81-6/12/81)
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September 1, 1981:
(airdates covered: 6/15/81-6/26/81)
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September 15, 1981:
(airdates covered: 6/29/81-7/10/81)
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September 29, 1981:
(airdates covered: 7/13/81-7/24/81)
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October 13, 1981:
(airdates covered: 7/27/81-8/7/81)
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October 27, 1981:
(airdates covered: 8/10/81-8/21/81)
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November 10, 1981:
(airdates covered: 8/24/81-9/4/81)
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November 24, 1981:
(airdates covered: 9/7/81-9/18/81)
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December 8, 1981:
(airdates covered: 9/21/81-10/2/81)
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December 22, 1981:
(airdates covered: 10/5/81-10/16/81)
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January 5, 1982:
(airdates covered: 10/19/81-10/30/81)
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January 19, 1982:
(airdates covered: 11/2/81-11/13/81)
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February 2, 1982:
(airdates covered: 11/16/81-11/27/81)
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February 16, 1982:
(airdates covered: 11/30/81-12/11/81)
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March 2, 1982:
(airdates covered: 12/14/81-12/25/81)
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March 16, 1982:
(airdates covered: 12/28/81-1/15/82)
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March 30, 1982:
(airdates covered: 1/18/82-1/29/82)
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April 13, 1982:
(airdates covered: 2/1/82-2/12/82)
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April 27, 1982:
(airdates covered: 2/15/82-3/5/82)
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May 11, 1982:
(airdates covered: 3/8/82-3/19/82)
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May 25, 1982:
(airdates covered: 3/22/82-4/2/82)
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June 8, 1982:
(airdates covered: 4/5/82-4/9/82)
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June 22, 1982:
(airdates covered: 4/12/82-5/7/82)
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July 6, 1982:
(airdates covered: 5/10/82-5/21/82)
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July 20, 1982:
(airdates covered: 5/24/82-6/4/82)
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August 3, 1982:
(airdates covered: 6/7/82-6/18/82)
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August 17, 1982:
(airdates covered: 6/21/82-7/2/82)
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August 31, 1982:
(airdates covered: 7/5/82-7/23/82)
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September 14, 1982:
(airdates covered: 7/26/82-8/6/82)
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September 28, 1982:
(airdates covered: 8/9/82-8/20/82)
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October 12, 1982:
(airdates covered: 8/23/82-9/3/82)
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October 26, 1982:
(airdates covered: 9/6/82-9/17/82)
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November 9, 1982:
(airdates covered: 9/20/82-10/1/82)
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November 23, 1982:
(airdates covered: 10/4/82-10/15/82)
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December 7, 1982:
(airdates covered: 10/18/82-10/29/82)
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December 21, 1982:
(airdates covered: 11/1/82-11/12/82)
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January 4, 1983:
(airdates covered: 11/15/82-11/26/82)
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January 18, 1983:
(airdates covered: 11/29/82-12/17/82)
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February 1, 1983:
(airdates covered: 12/20/82-12/31/82)
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February 15, 1983:
(airdates covered: 1/3/83-1/14/83)
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March 1, 1983:
(airdates covered: 1/17/83-1/21/83)
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March 15, 1983:
(airdates covered: 1/24/83-2/4/83)
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March 29, 1983:
(airdates covered: 2/7/83-2/18/83)
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April 12, 1983:
(airdates covered: 2/21/83-3/4/83)
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April 26, 1983:
(airdates covered: 3/7/83-3/18/83)
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May 10, 1983:
(airdates covered: 3/21/83-4/1/83)
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May 24, 1983:
(airdates covered: 4/4/83-4/15/83)
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June 7, 1983:
(airdates covered: 4/18/83-4/29/83)
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June 21, 1983:
(airdates covered: 5/2/83-5/13/83)
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July 5, 1983:
(airdates covered: 5/16/83-5/27/83)
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July 19, 1983:
(airdates covered: 5/30/83-6/10/83)
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August 2, 1983:
(airdates covered: 6/13/83-6/24/83)
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August 16, 1983:
(airdates covered: 6/27/83-7/8/83)
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August 30, 1983:
(airdates covered: 7/11/83-7/22/83)
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September 13, 1983:
(airdates covered: 7/25/83-8/5/83)
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September 27, 1983:
(airdates covered: 8/8/83-8/19/83)
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October 11, 1983:
(airdates covered: 8/22/83-9/2/83)
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October 25, 1983:
(airdates covered: 9/5/83-9/16/83)
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November 8, 1983:
(airdates covered: 9/19/83-9/30/83)
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November 22, 1983:
(airdates covered: 10/3/83-10/14/83)
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December 6, 1983:
(airdates covered: 10/17/83-10/28/83)
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December 20, 1983:
(airdates covered: 10/31/83-11/11/83)
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January 3, 1984:
(airdates covered: 11/14/83-12/2/83)
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January 17, 1984:
(airdates covered: 12/5/83-12/16/83)
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January 31, 1984:
(airdates covered: 12/19/83-12/30/83)
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February 14, 1984:
(airdates covered: 1/2/84-1/13/84)
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February 28, 1984:
(airdates covered: 1/16/84-1/27/84)
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March 13, 1984:
(airdates covered: 1/30/84-2/3/84)
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March 27, 1984:
(airdates covered: 2/6/84-2/24/84)
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April 10, 1984:
(airdates covered: 2/27/84-3/2/84)
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April 24, 1984:
(airdates covered: 3/5/84-3/16/84)
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May 8, 1984:
(airdates covered: 3/19/84-3/30/84)
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May 22, 1984:
(airdates covered: 4/2/84-4/20/84)
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June 5, 1984:
(airdates covered: 4/23/84-5/4/84)
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June 19, 1984:
(airdates covered: 5/7/84-5/18/84)
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July 3, 1984:
(airdates covered: 5/21/84-6/1/84)
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July 17, 1984:
(airdates covered: 6/4/84-6/15/84)
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July 31, 1984:
(airdates covered: 6/18/84-6/29/84)
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August 14, 1984:
(airdates covered: 7/2/84-7/13/84)
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August 28, 1984:
(airdates covered: 7/16/84-7/27/84)
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September 11, 1984:
(airdates covered: 7/30/84-8/10/84)
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September 25, 1984:
(airdates covered: 8/13/84-8/24/84)
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October 9, 1984:
(airdates covered: 8/27/84-9/7/84)
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October 23, 1984:
(airdates covered: 9/10/84-9/21/84)
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November 6, 1984:
(airdates covered: 9/24/84-10/5/84)
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November 20, 1984:
(airdates covered: 10/8/84-10/19/84)
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December 4, 1984:
(airdates covered: 10/22/84-11/2/84)
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December 18, 1984:
(airdates covered: 11/5/84-11/16/84)
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