A millionaire is an individual whose net worth or wealth is equal to or exceeds one million units of currency. It can also be a person who owns one million units of currency in a bank account or savings account. Depending on the currency, a certain level of prestige is associated with being a millionaire, which makes that amount of wealth a goal for some, and almost unattainable for others. In countries that use the short scale number naming system, a billionaire is someone who has at least a thousand times a million dollars, euros, or the currency of the given country (e.g. $1,000,000,000). In contrast, a billionaire in countries that use the long scale number naming system would be someone who has at least a million times a million units of currency (e.g. $1,000,000,000,000). There is no evidence that anyone on the planet has achieved the latter in either US dollars or euros.
The increasing number of millionaires is partially due to prevailing economics, especially inflation; as the individual value of each unit of currency decreases, achieving a million of these becomes easier. The purchasing power of a million US dollars in 1959 is equivalent to $8.12million in 2016.
#3 is the third studio album released by Irish pop rock trio, The Script. The album was released in Ireland on 7 September 2012, in the United Kingdom on 10 September and in the United States on 9 October. The album was preceded by the release of the single "Hall of Fame", a duet with Danny O'Donoghue's co-judge on The Voice UK, will.i.am. The album opened at #2 in the United Kingdom, and #13 in the United States, selling 24,002 copies.
The band announced via their official Twitter account on 2 June 2012, that recording on their third studio album was complete, and that the title of the album would be #3. They also stated that the album was due for release on 17 September 2012, however, it was later revealed that the release date would be pushed forward by a week to 10 September. O'Donoghue later revealed on 8 July that the title of the lead single would be "Hall of Fame", and that the track would debut on radio on 23 July. He also revealed that the track was recorded in Los Angeles, and will be available for digital download on 19 August. The single also features vocals from O'Donoughue close friend and fellow The Voice UK coach will.i.am. The majority of the album was recorded in London's Sphere Studios, once again working with longtime collaborators Andrew Frampton and Steve Kipner. The album's track listing was confirmed by Digital Spy on 8 August 2012. The deluxe edition of the album contains a bonus disc, containing two previously unreleased tracks, four live tracks and two alternative versions of "Hall of Fame", the second of which is a hidden track. Digital Spy also revealed the album's artwork on the same date.
Three singles were taken from the album. "I Know What I'm Here For", released in July 1999, peaked at number 22 on the UK Singles Chart. "Just Like Fred Astaire", released in October, reached number 17, and "We're Going to Miss You", released in December, peaked at number 48.