JULY 21, 1987: GNR Released ‘Appetite for Destruction’
The debut album from Gun N' Roses has sold over 30 million copies worldwide and is the best-selling debut album of all-time.
It debuted at #182 on the Billboard 200, one year later is was #1 on the charts. (Was #1 for a month, spent almost three years in the Billboard 200)
The only #1 song on the record was “Sweet Child O’ Mine” (Paradise City was #2, Welcome to the Jungle was #7)