October 8: Flying to the Moon & Finally Falling Off the Charts

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On this day in 1987, members of this band booked their flight to the moon -- of course, it was an advance booking. Still waiting on their confirmation. Also on this day, in 1988, this hit finally fell off the Billboard charts after spending a record-breaking 741 weeks there. Seven hundred and forty-one. That's a lot of weeks. That's even a lot of years!