|1969: Dark Shadows' Laura was stopped by Angelique.|
1983: Ryan's Hope's Delia spotted a familiar face in a play.
1994: General Hospital's Bobbie was kicked out by Tony.
2008: All My Children's Greg visited Jenny's grave.
― Michael Crichton
"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.
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1966: On Another World, Bill (Joseph Gallison) joked about Missy (Carol Roux) being an heiress, but Missy wasn't interested in the money she inherited from her mother.
1969: On Dark Shadows, Angelique (Lara Parker) grabbed the hammer and stake away from Laura (Diana Millay), "My name is Angelique, perhaps you have heard of me." The two women clashed and Angelique became angry and threatened Laura: "I am going to destroy you!"