34 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD's HYSTERIA Album Reaches #1 In USA After 49 Weeks
Def Leppard's classic Hysteria album reached Number One on the US Billboard Top 200 chart on this day in 1988.
The band's fourth studio album was released on 3rd August 1987 and took 49 weeks to reach the top spot.
It replaced Van Halen's 'OU812' at the top of the US charts.
It would go on to spend 6 weeks at number one (including a 3 week stint in September) and 133 weeks in total on the chart.
On 16th March 1999 the band received a Diamond Award for over 10 million sales of the album in the USA alone.
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