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#ThrowbackThursday to 40 years ago: The 1977 Eurovision Song Contest in London

Posted 21 September, 2017, 15:00

Time for another throwback! 40 years ago the Eurovision Song Contest took place in London, the capital of the United Kingdom. In 1977 the contest was postponed by five weeks due to a strike of cameramen and technicians at the BBC. If you want to know more about the Eurovision Song Contest, visit

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