April 6: Eurovision – The UK beaten twice in their own back yard

1968: In London, England, Spain’s Massiel beat Cliff Richard and “Congratulations“[JoaoVelada YouTube Channel] into 2nd place with “La La La” [Victor Ovies YouTube Channel].

1974: In Brighton, England, Sweden’s ABBA win Eurovision with “Waterloo“[Mozpiano2 YouTube Channel].  Olivia Newton-John represented the UK with “Long Live Love“, [FAN YouTube Channel] which came 4th.  ABBA went to No 1 in UK Singles Chart, whereas Olivia only managed No 11.

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