On this day: April 2

Published On: Mar 29 2013 10:46:43 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 02 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Elvis heads north of the border, 10-year-old Tatum O'Neal strikes Oscar gold, Velcro hits the market, the MLB finds labor peace, and Pope John Paul II dies, all on this day.

OTD April 2 - As the World Turns
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CBS Television

1956: The soap operas "As the World Turns" and "The Edge of Night" premiere on television. The two shows become the first daytime dramas to debut in the 30-minute format. Prior to that date, all serials had been 15 minutes in length.

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