Nevertheless, the controversy attracted much attention and ratings shot up for the then-fledgling soap.
At the series debut of One Life to Live in July 1968, black American former housemaid Sadie Gray (Lillian Hayman) lives in an apartment next door to the white Polish American Wolek family and works as the manager of housekeeping for Llanview Hospital.
It comes usually from older people whose outlook may be biased by subjective conditions due to decaying powers and by the tendency to regard all changes as changes for the worse, the only really good times being the bright days of our own youth.
This old and ever-recurring complaint does not depend upon any actual deterioration of the times, for the times are constantly growing better. It is evident we are now approaching the end of the age.
Marty Kranic and Josie Lamb made their debuts in July and August respectively. The earliest instance known to QI of this prototypical claim was printed in the August 1908 issue of a periodical for bicyclists called “Bassett’s Scrap Book”. Each man wants to make himself conspicuous and write a book. Moody has a translation of an Assyrian tablet, inscribed in 2800 B. It reads: “Our earth is degenerate in these latter days. There are signs that the world is rapidly approaching the end. There are signs that the world is speedily coming to an end, Children no longer obey their parents. The end of the world is evidently approaching.” This is a translation of a paragraph on an Assyrian tablet written about 2,694 years B. There are signs that the world is speedily coming to an end. (Thanks to John Mc Chesney-Young for relaying a question to a mailing list covering the topic area “Ancient Near East”.