Dire Straits' 'Brothers in Arms' Released on May 13, 1985


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Mr. Eighties
Apr 29, 2023

On this day May 13, 1985, Dire Straits released their fifth album, "Brothers in Arms," which soared to #1 on the US Billboard 200 charts. The album also reached the top position in the UK, Canada, Germany, Spain, Austria, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, and New Zealand, featuring the hit song "Money for Nothing."

Fun fact: With over 30 million copies sold worldwide, "Brothers in Arms" is one of the best-selling albums of all time.