AS THE WORLD TURNS premiered 57 years ago today on April 2, 1956. To celebrate the occasion, We Love Soaps presents four rare classic scenes featuring some of the most beloved characters in the show's history. Check them out below:
Lisa and The Painting (Eileen Fulton)
The Death of Dan Stewart (Helen Wagner, Don MacLaughlin and Don Hastings)
Don remembers Joyce (Conard Fowkes and Barbara Rodell)
Annie hears Barbara's phone call (Colleen Zenk, Julie Ridley and Mary McDonnell)
Hastings played Dr. Bob Hughes for 54 years on ATWT, but was an original cast member of THE EDGE OF NIGHT, which also premiered 57 years ago today.