Eurovision Song Contest Trivia Quiz

 

Eurovision Song Contest in the 60

Sixties Eurovision Grand Prix (Eurovision Song Contest)

What do you remember about the Eurovision Grand Prix / Eurovision Song Contest in the 1960s?

Which winning artist performed barefoot?

Which country did France Gall represent?

Check these and other questions about Eurovision Grand Prix in the sixties!

 

# 1: In 1967, Bill Martin and Phil Coulter wrote the Eurovision Grand Prix winning song for which artist?

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Bill Martin and Phil Coulte wrote Puppet on a String, which won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1967. It was performed by British singer Sandie Shaw. It later became her third number 1 hit in the UK.

# 2: At the Eurovision Grand Prix in 1966, Merci, Chérie was the winning song for which country?

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Merci, Chérie was the winning song in the Eurovision Grand Prix (Eurovision Song Contest) 1966. The song was performed by Udo Jürgens for Austria. Lyrics were in German, despite the French words of the title.

# 3: In 1965, France Gall won the Eurovision Grand Prix with Poupée de cire, poupée de son. Which country did she represent?

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Poupée de cire, poupée de son was the winning entry in the Eurovision song contest of 1965. It was performed in French by French singer France Gall, representing Luxembourg. The song was composed by Serge Gainsbourg.

# 4: In 1960, Jacqueline Boyer won the Eurovision Grand Prix with Tom Pillibi. Which country did she represent?

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In 1960, Jacqueline Boyer won the Eurovision Grand Prix (Eurovision Song Contest) for France singing Tom Pillibi, with music composed by André Popp and lyrics by Pierre Cour. The resulting single reached #33 in the UK Singles Chart in May 1960

# 5: In 1965, Kathy Kirby ended up in second place at the Eurovision Grand Prix with which song?

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Kathy Kirby was an English singer best known for her cover version of Doris Day's Secret Love (peaked at number 3 in British charts) and for representing the United Kingdom in the 1965 Eurovision Grand Prix (Eurovision Song Contest) with I Belong, finishing in second place. I Belong peaked at number 36 on the UK charts.

# 6: How many times did France win the Eurovision Song Contest during the 1960s?

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France won the Eurovision Song Contest three times during the sixties:
  • In 1960, with Tom Pillibi (Jacqueline Boyer).
  • In 1962, with Un premier amour (Isabelle Aubret).
  • In 1969, with Un jour, un enfant (Frida Boccara).

France also finished third three times during the 1960s.

United Kingdom won twice and finished second five times during the 60s.

# 7: What country hosted The Eurovision Song Contest (Eurovision Grand Prix) three times during the 1960s?

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In 1960 and 1963 the contest was hosted by the BBC in London when the Netherlands and France, respectively, declined due to expense. UK also hosted the contest in 1968 after Sandie Shaw won in 1967 with Puppet on a String.

# 8: 1969, Lulu represented United Kingdom in The Eurovision Song Contest with which song?

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Boom Bang-a-Bang was the United Kingdom entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 1969. It was sung by Lulu, and was co-written by Alan Moorhouse and Peter Warne. The song peaked at number 2 in the UK Singles Chart and was a major hit throughout Europe.

# 9: At the Eurovision Song Contest in 1968, the British entry was Congratulations performed by Cliff Richard. The song finished in which place?

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Congratulations was the UK entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1968, performed by Cliff Richard. It finished second losing to Spain's entry La, la, la by just one point. Congratulations was a huge hit throughout Europe.

# 10: At the Eurovision Song Contest in 1969, four countries shared the number one position. Which country ended up at the 16th and last position?

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Norway finished at the last position with only one point. The song was Oj, oj, oj, så glad jeg skal bli performed by Kirsti Sparbo.

Portugal finished as number 15, Germany as number 9, and Monaco as number 6.

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