On this Day November 29, 2009
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Susan Boyle’s album became the best-selling debut in UK chart history when it went to No.1 on the UK chart. The 48 year-old runner-up in ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, sold 410,000 copies of I Dreamed a Dream. Boyle also topped the US charts, setting a first-week sales record for a female debut album with 701,000 copies sold in its first week.