On this day: March 26

Published On: Mar 21 2013 11:33:30 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 26 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Beethoven and Walt Whitman die, the Stanley Cup comes to the U.S., UCLA wins their seventh straight title, and Pink Floyd's "Dark Side" rules the charts, all on this day.

OTD March 26 - 1979 NCAA
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1979: In what was, at the time, the most-watched college basketball game ever, Earvin "Magic" Johnson leads Michigan State to a 75-64 victory over Indiana State and Larry Bird for the NCAA men's basketball championship. Johnson was voted Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four.

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