How well do you know the history of Eurovision? In our EuroRevision series, we aim to put the spotlight back on the early years of Eurovision, journeying through until we reach the current contest.
Today our quiz revolves around the 1959 Eurovision Song Contest, so test your knowledge below! Catch up on our EuroRevision post all about Eurovision 1959, here.
Which languages were featured in more than one competing entry in 1959?
French, German, Dutch
French, English, Italian
French, German, Italian
Which competing nation finished in the same place as they did position in the running order?
Austria, 9th place, 9th in the running order
Sweden, 7th place, 7th in the running order
Germany 6th place, 6th in the running order
Which French city hosted Eurovision 1959?
Which artist/s performed the entry, Irgendwoher?
Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson
Who wrote the winning Eurovision entry of 1959?
Willy van Hemmert
Which nation made their Eurovision debut in 1959?
Which two participants returned to the contest in 1959?
Domenico Modugno and Birthe Wilke
Corry Brokken and Ferry Graf
Fud Leclerc and Jacques Pills
Who was the host of Eurovision 1959?
There were two ties in Eurovision 1959, but which two nations tied in 6th place?
Italy and Belgium
Austria and Germany
Denmark and Sweden
Which statement about Eurovision 1959 is not true:
The Netherlands received a full 10 points from Italy
The United Kingdom did not use the host (French) conductor for their performance
Eurovision 1959 featured a record 11 countries