Eurovision 1965

#UK: Sam Ryder Extends Record Second Placings – Part 2/4

During the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, Sam Ryder secured the United Kingdom a record sixteenth second placing. The last time the United Kingdom reached this position was in 1998, one year after their last victory. Today we continue to look back at the second placings.


Kathy Kirby took part in the 1965 Eurovision Song Contest, in Naples, Italy. She scored 26 points with “I Belong”.

Video: YouTube/ESC:56-73


Cliff Richard took part in the 1968 Eurovision Song Contest, in London, the United Kingdom. He scored 28 points with “Congratulations”.

Video: YouTube/ESC:56-73


Mary Hopkin took part in the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She scored 26 points with “Knock, Knock Who’s There?”.

Video: YouTube/ESC:56-73


The New Seekers took part in the 1972 Eurovision Song Contest, in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom. They scored 114 points with “Beg, Steal or Borrow”.

Video: YouTube/tasosk3

Join us tomorrow as we continue through the record second placings of the United Kingdom. Let us know what you think about the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest – either in the comments below or on our FACEBOOK and TWITTER pages.

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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