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"Always Doug and Julie" would like to express our deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to those killed in the senseless bombings, and terriorist attacks in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Bill had this to say: "...CHILLING THREE DAYS, INDEED! STUNNING. UNTHINKABLE. WHO CAN EVEN IMAGINE THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF THOSE WHO PLANNED, TRAINED FOR, AND EXECUTED SUCH AN ATROCITY?
God Bless America in this time of crisis.

Welcome to our page
dedicated to the
First Super Couple of Soaps,
Doug and Julie Williams

This page is dedicated to our favorite Daytime Couple of all time, Doug and Julie Williams, played by the real life super couple, Bill and Susan Seaforth Hayes. From the moment they met to the third time at the altar, their love has burned strong and bright, a fact made so much more so because the love we saw on the show was a glowing reflection of the real love they have shared for almost 31 years! From the "Look of Love" that shines in their eyes when they gaze at each other to the songs of love sung to the "Most Beautiful Girl in the World", Doug and Julie will always be the ideal Super couple, in real life and in the reel life of Salem in the Days of Our Lives! Our wish is that someday, that love will burn bright again on the daytime screen in the town of Salem!

Please sign our Guestbook and thanks for visiting,
Lana and Della

27 years and the love only grows stronger!

Check this out!

Make your holidays extra special this year with the new Days of Our Lives Christmas CD! This CD features members of the cast singing popular holiday tunes such as "Jingle Bells" by Bill Hayes; "Jolly Old St. Nick" by Matthew Ashford; Hark The Herald Angels Sing" by Kyle Lowder; and, "What Child Is This?" by Nadia Bjorlin to name just a few. What makes this purchase so special is that all proceeds from the sale of this CD will be donated to the WTC Relief Organization!
You may order at SoapCity!
Happy Holidays with Bill and Susan!

If you were on the Crystal Symphony cruise on September 30th, you shared a wonderful trip with Bill and Susan. They visited Portofino, Italy; Monte Carlo, Monaco; Barcelona, Spain; Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Funchal, Madeira, Tenerife, Canary Islands; Bom Bom Island Resort, Principe; Walvis Bay, Namibia; and then disembarked at Cape Town, South Africa.

They did four presentations, more like lectures than performing, talking and showing tapes. Bill talked about "The Music on Your Show of Shows - Part I," then Susan presented "The Golden Days of Soaps". Then Bill did "The Music on Your Show of Shows - Part II," and they finished up together with "Masters of Live TV." All their historical tapes are from the late 40s and early 50s--people love them! And, of course, Susan's tapes from the soaps (mostly Days) are terrific. Bill said they loved every moment.


Left: Bill is inspecting a 1000 year-old desert plant in Namibia. Right: Susan in Monaco!


~~VCR Alert!~~

If the schedule stays the same, Doug and Julie will be appearing on Days of Our Lives on December 7th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 17th, 19th, and 25th!

Put a circle around Wednesday, December 19th. That show, which will be taping on Monday, November 26th, has one long TERRIFIC scene of Jennifer and Julie (in 8 parts), and is scheduled to air on the 19th. Bill says it is wonderful!

~ Exciting News ~

Days Fest 2001 has been rescheduled for April 26, 27 and 28, 2002 featuring ALL OF THE ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED STARS!!!

Bill Hayes (Doug), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie), Jay K. Johnson (Philip), Kyle Lowder (Brady), Peter Reckell (Bo), and Farah Fath (Mimi)!

Free Outdoor Festival
Marion County Courthouse Square
Salem, Illinois

Saturday, April 27, 10am-4pm
Bill & Susan Hayes and Farah Fath

Sunday, April 28, 11am-5pm
Kyle Lowder, Jay K. Johnson and Peter Reckell

Ticketed Events.
(sold out... waiting list available)

Friday, April 26, 7pm-10pm
Marion Co. Fairgrounds
Reception with Bill & Susan Hayes

Saturday, April 27, 5:30pm-11:30pm
Salem Community Activities Center
Reception/Dance with
Kyle Lowder, Jay K. Johnson and Farah Fath

Sunday, April 28, 8:00am-Noon
Marion Co. Fairgrounds
Breakfast with Peter Reckell

For more information or tickets, go to the Salem Days Fest website

Happy 36th Anniversary
Days of Our Lives!


11-8-1965 ~ 11-8-2001


Bill and Susan Seaforth Hayes as
Doug and Julie Williams


The Williams Family
Doug, Julie, Bo, Hope and Shawn