On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1991. Guns N’ Roses albums ‘Use Your Illusion I’ and ‘Use Your Illusion II’ were simultaneously released for retail sale, making it the largest ship-out in pop history in the US. The albums sold over 4 million copies. 

In 2006, Justin Timberlake went to number 1 on the UK album chart with ‘Futuresex / Lovesounds’ the singers second solo album and second number 1.

 

In 2011, Adele went to number 1 on the US singles chart with ‘Someone Like You’. The track was also number 1 in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Finland, France, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, the United Kingdom.