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.
1973: "The Young and the Restless" debuts as a 30-minute drama set in the city of Genoa City, Wisconsin, revolving around the lives of the well-to-do Brooks family and the struggling Fosters. The soap opera remains on the air today after more than 10,000 episodes and four decades.
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