On October 1, 1982, the first commercial compact disc, Billy Joel's „52nd Street,“ was released. Since that time, thousands of billions of compact discs have been sold. The same day the first CD player was presented.
After some time, the new technology allowed to use compact discs to store data and video and then developed into re-writeable media and Blu-Ray DVDs.
The length of music CDs could hold has also gradually increased.
Despite the fact that digital files have appeared compact discs are still being sold.