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March 2, 1983

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On this day in 1983, the first CD players were released in America (and worldwide), along with 16 albums on CD. The compact disc (CD) was developed together by the Dutch [...]

January 6, 2005

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On this day in 2005, US CD sales rose for the first time in four years. The CD format accounted for 98% of the 666 million albums sold, according to research company Nielsen [...]

March 2, 1983

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Today in 1983, Sony, Philips and Polygram released a new digital audio system – the compact disc. These early CDs measured five inches in size and were able to hold up to [...]
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