Logo for the Daytime Drama The Young and the Restless

Logo for CBS' longtime Daytime drama The Young and the Restless.

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Fun facts about the iconic opening titles of Daytime's #1 drama.

By Nate Millado

The Young and the Restlesshas been a Daytime fixture since the sudser premiered in 1973. Just as iconic is its earworm of a theme song. (Seriously, name another opening title that's as recognizable with your parents—and grandparents!) Unsurprisingly, the endearing and enduring instrumental has as fascinating a backstory as the Abbotts and Newmans.

Watch The Young and the Restless weekdays on CBS and streaming on Paramount+.

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