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On this day: April 2

Published On: Mar 29 2013 10:46:43 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 02 2014 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 - John Thompson
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1984: John Thompson becomes the first black coach to lead his team to the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship, with his Georgetown Hoyas beating the University of Houston 84-75.

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