Executive Producer Betty Corday marked 3,000 episodes with original cast members MacDonald Carey (ex-Tom) and Frances Reid (ex-Alice) in 1977.
In 1981, the show hit the 4,000 episode mark.
Corday, Carey, Reid and John Clarke (ex-Mickey) toasting the 20th anniversary in 1985.
The show also notched its 5,000th episode 1985.
In 2005, Executive Producer Ken Corday (c.) and the cast were on hand for the 10,000th episode celebration.
Suzanne Rogers (Maggie, far l.) and Kristian Alfonso (Hope) flanked Corday at the 44th anniversary cake.
In 2010 (from near r.), Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami), Bill Hayes (Doug), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie), Corday, Rogers, Alfonso and Peter Reckell (ex-Bo) toasted to 45 years on the air.
The golden anniversary was a sweet one for (from far l.) Galen Gering (Rafe), Mary Beth Evans (Kayla), Stephen Nichols (Steve), Lauren Koslow (Kate) and Arianne Zucker (Nicole).
In 2017, Day of DAYS at Universal Studios coincided with the soap’s 52nd anniversary.