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.
1999: The Melissa virus infects Microsoft word processing and email systems around the world. David L. Smith, the New Jersey man who released the virus, would later be sentenced to 10 years in prison, serving 20 months, and was fined $5,000.
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