What eminent American recording artist, whose first appearance on the Billboard pop charts was more than 40 years ago, didn’t have his first No. 1 Billboard album until earlier this year?

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The longest year in recorded history was 46 B.C., which had 445 days. This occurred by order of Roman emperor Julius Caesar to correct the errors that had accumulated in the pre-Julian calendar. Winner: Jim Domiano of Chicago.

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