Today in Soap Opera History (February 11)

1969: Ned Stuart arrived at Collinwood on Dark Shadows.

1986: Santa Barbara's Mason gave Mary a horse.

1993: Gh's Tiffany was determined to win custody of Lucas.

2000: Oltl's Nora interrupted Bo and Lindsay's wedding."History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into d ifferent and unexpected images."

Anselm Kiefer

"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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1969: On Dark Shadows, Ned Stuart showed up at Collinwood looking for Chris. He found Barnabas (Jonathan Frid) and Julia (Grayson Hall) at Chris's cottage, and told them that Chris was engaged to his sister implying that she was now dead.

1972: On Another World, Mary

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