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UK and The Eurovision Song Contest
Eurovision Song Contest
"The Eurovision Song Contest, as you know, is watched by millions of people each year in dozens of different countries, however for this quiz we are only concerned with UK participation."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
The Eurovision Song Contest began in 1956; who represented the UK that year?
Patricia Bredin sang which song for the UK in 1957?
When was the contest first held in the UK?
In 1959 the UK's winning entry was 'Sing Little Birdie'; who were the singers?
Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson
The Beverley Sisters
Mik and Griff
The Kaye Sisters
Who sang the UK's first winning entry in 1967?
Who was the only singer to represent the UK in two consecutive years?
In 1968 Cliff Richard came in second with the song 'Congratulations', but he missed winning by how many points?
The UK won in 1969 when Lulu came first with 'Boom Bang a Bang', but she had to share first place with three other countries, who were they?
Germany, Finland, and Portugal
Spain, Holland, and France
Switzerland, Sweden, and Norway
Ireland, Italy, and Austria
In 1970 the UK entry was sung by Mary Hopkin. Which Beatle had suggested a couple of years earlier that she sign with their record company Apple?
Five years after Cliff Richard lost by just one point he represented the UK again with what song?
Power to the People
Power of Love
Power to All Our Friends
At which British sea-side town was the contest held when it was threatened with disruption by the I.R.A.?
In 1974 the winners were ABBA, but who sang the UK entry?
Which usually backing group was the UK's entry in 1975?
In 1976 the UK won with the song 'Save Your Kisses For Me'; the singers were Brotherhood of Man, but where was the contest held?
Cheryl Baker was one quarter of Bucks Fizz when they won the contest in 1981, three years earlier she had been part of which other Eurovision entry?
In 1984 the UK entry was booed by the audience when the contest took place in the Netherlands, why?
They claimed the group was miming
They claimed they couldn't hear the words
They claimed it was similar to another song
They claimed the group couldn't sing
Which red-headed singer came second in 1993 with the song 'Better the Devil You Know'
In 1994 Frances Ruffelle sang 'We Will Be Free' what was the alternative title?
Symphony for Lovers
Symphony for the Lonely
Which group had the same name as their song title in 1995?
In The Groove
Love City Groove
Love City Groovy
Gina who? represented the UK in 1996?
Katrina and the _______ sang the last winning entry for the UK in 1997?
(in the sea or in your hair)
What was the name of the all girl group which represented the UK in 1999?
This entry for 2003 holds the dubious record of being the lowest placed UK entry, where did it finish?
Which Pop Idol contestant represented the UK in the 2002 contest?
The UK has won "The Eurovision Song Contest" five times, how many times have they finished in 2nd place?
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