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Last Thursday, iTunes reached a milestone, selling its 10 billionth song. The monumental song was “Guess Things Happen That Way” by Johnny Cash. The lucky downloader, Louie Sulcer, won a large gift card for the iconic purchase.

Gift card value for the winner: $10,000

Age of Louie Sulcer : 71

Years that iTunes has been in business: 7

Breakdown of average songs downloaded per day: 3.9 million

Breakdown of average songs downloaded per second: 48

Sources: news.bbc.co.uk, www.dailymail.co.uk