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- 1897 — Shirley Blythe was born in Ingleside, Glen St. Mary, Prince Edward Island, Canada, to Anne and Gilbert Blythe.
Behind the scenes
- 1934 — Shirley Douglas, who played Miss Cavendish in Road to Avonlea (1990–1996), was born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada.
- 1935 — Sharon Acker, who portrayed Muriel Stacy in the 1956 film Anne of Green Gables and in its 1958 reprise, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
- 1954 — Part 13 of the Canadian radio drama Anne of Green Gables was broadcast on CBC Radio.
- 1995 — "Homecoming", the 13th episode of Season 6 of Road to Avonlea, was broadcast on CBC.