On this day in history (October 13, 1987), Police frontman Sting released his second solo studio album Nothing Like The Sun.
On this day in history (October 11, 1998), Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan released her debut album titled Touch.
On this day in history (October 8, 1980), Prince released his 3rd studio album Dirty Mind on Warner Bros Records. This album featured the singles Uptown, Dirty Mind and Do It All Night
On this day (October 7, 1979) in history, Factory Records released the debut single for Joy Division – Transmission as a 7″ vinyl single.