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.