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ONE record not mentioned in Record Breakers (Page 7, March 4) was "Most mistakes in a single article". A serious contender for that title is Record Breakers itself:

WILL Young is 23 years old and not 19 (first edition only).

BABYLON Zoo's Spaceman sold 420,000 copies in the first week, not during the year.

ROBSON & Jerome sold 1.8 million copies of Unchained Melody/White Cliffs of Dover, not 600,000.

BAND Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas was the fastest-selling single of 1984 not 1985.

(EVERYTHING I Do) I Do It For You was at number one for 16 weeks, not 17.

BING Crosby's White Christmas spent 13, not 86, weeks in the charts. The record with the longest period in the singles chart was Frank Sinatra's My Way, which stayed there for 124 weeks.

AS ELTON John's Candle in The Wind 1997 is the best-selling single since charts began, Wet Wet Wet's Love Is All Around cannot be the biggest seller of that decade.
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Mar 20, 2002
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