On this Day November 15, 1987
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Dire Straits became the first act to sell over three million copies of an album in the UK. Brothers in Arms contained five, top 40 singles: Money for Nothing, So Far Away, Walk of Life, Brothers in Arms and Your Latest Trick. The album is the eighth-best-selling album in UK chart history.