Born In The USA Outruns Thriller

On December 21st, 1985, Bruce Springsteen‘s album, “Born in the USA” passed Michael Jackson‘s “Thriller” to become the second-longest lasting album in the Billboard Top 10. It remained there for 79 weeks, a tenure surpassed only by the original Broadway cast album of “The Sound of Music” at 109 weeks.

What LP holds the distinction of the longest ever run on the the Billboard album charts? Pink Floyd‘s “Dark Side of the Moon”. It was in circulation for 939 weeks, just over 18 years.

Born In the USA – Live