On this day in 1963, The Beatles second album With The Beatles became the first million-selling album by a group in the UK. The album stayed at the top of the charts for 21 weeks, displacing Please Please Me, so that The Beatles occupied the top spot for 51 consecutive weeks.
On this day in music history in 1982, Michael Jackson’s Thriller album was released. It spent 190 weeks on the UK album chart became the biggest selling pop album of all time, with sales over 66 million copies.
It is the album that changed the world. The album that shattered records. The album that announced to the universe that Michael Jackson was the “King of Pop.” Thriller was released November 30, 1982.