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.
1970: The music documentary "Woodstock," which captured the August 1969 Woodstock Festival with performances by the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Richie Havens, Joan Baez, Joe Cocker, and Crosby, Stills & Nash, premieres in theaters. The movie became a massive commercial and critical success, receiving the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, as well as Oscar nominations for Best Sound and Best Film Editing.
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