On this day in music, 1973, Pink Floyd’s The Dark
Side Of The Moon was on both the UK and US album charts. It remained in the US
charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other
album in history. (After moving to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, the
album notched up a further 759 weeks, and had reached a total of over 1,500
weeks on the combined charts by May 2006).