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 1960 Eurovision Song Contest, so test your knowledge below! Catch up on our EuroRevision post all about Eurovision 1960, here.
Which venue was Eurovision 1960 held?
Royal Festival Hall
BBC Television Centre
Royal Albert Hall
Which nation made their debut, and which nation returned to the contest in 1960?
Norway debuted, Luxembourg returned
Finland debuted, Monaco returned
Spain debuted, United Kingdom returned
What was the highest placing German language song of Eurovision 1960?
Bonne nuit ma chérie
Du hast mich so faszinert
Wat een Geluk
Which two nations finished in a tie for 10th place?
Sweden and Denmark
The Netherlands and Luxembourg
Switzerland and Italy
For what reason did the United Kingdom host Eurovision 1960?
The Netherlands declined to host due to it being so soon after their previous hosting
The United Kingdom had won Eurovision 1959, therefore earned the right to host
The EBU held a bidding process, and the United Kingdom won the bid
Which statement is true for the French entry ‘Tom Pillibi’ which closed out the show in 13th place in the running order?
The song was the winning entry of 1960
The song finished in last place
The song received a total of 13 points
Host nation The United Kingdom finished in 2nd place, and received points from all but two nations – which two nations did not give any points to the UK?
Denmark and France
Belgium and Austria
Germany and Monaco
Which nation was represented by a returning artist?
In which month was Eurovision 1960 held?
How many presenters hosted the 1960 contest?