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.
1980: Seven years after its release, Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" surpasses Carole King's "Tapestry" to become the longest charting pop album. The album would stay on the Billboard Album chart for a total of 736 weeks, falling off for the first time in July 1988.
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