The CD was first introduced as a prototype as "Philips Introduce Compact Disc" at a technology press conference in the
Since its first demo on March 8th, 1979, the CD has gone on to sell 240 billion discs.
The first recorded CD was Alpine Symphony by Richard Strauss.
The first CD was actually manufactured on August 17, 1982.
First band to sell a Million CDs? Dire Straits.
Royal Philips received the EEE Milestone Award for its part in creating the compact disc.
CDs make great coasters. Hang on to them.