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“62” winners since 1956

“26” countries have one at least one

“19” countries have scored “nulpoints” at least once

“29” winning songs have been performed entirely in English

“1” point decided the 1968 and 1988 Contests. Spain and Switzerland

“51” countries have competed at least once -some no longer exist!

“21” entries from Germany’s Ralph Siegel make him Eurovision’s most prolific songwriter

“7” Irish wins total make them the most successful Eurovision nation

“4” countries won in 1969 because no tiebreak rule existed at the time. They were The Netherlands, The UK, France and Spain

“195” million viewers saw the 2014 Contest

“43” countires took part in D├╝sseldorf in 2011 -the largest number to date

“3” wins for Ireland’s Johnny Logan as a singer in 1980 and 1987 and as composor in 1992 make him the most succsessful participant.

“8” times – the UK has hosted the Contest on the most occasions

“40” cities have played host in

“25” different countries

“100”s of versions of Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu (Volare), have been recorded selling

“22” million units intotal. The song came 3rd for Italy in 1958

Source: Eurovision Song Contest 60th Anniversary Press Pack