These Days of Our Lives Facts are Crazier than the Soap Opera’s Plot Twists

There are few soap opera fans who haven’t heard the immortal phrase: “Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives.” We’re taking a look at some of the craziest behind-the-scenes facts about Days of Our Lives!

In the Beginning

Days of Our Lives told the stories of residents of the fictional town of Salem. The series premiered in 1965 with only 30-minute-long episodes. However, due to the wild popularity of the dramatic series, the episodes were extended to one hour in 1975. The series has aired over 13 000 episodes of the series! Fans couldn’t get enough of the loves, losses, triumphs and sorrows of the show’s complex characters.