Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Abba Date - 4th September 1976

On the 4th September 1976 Abba's latest single "Dancing Queen" replaced Elton John and Kiki Dee's "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" at the top of the UK singles chart.

The top 5 singles for w/c 4th September 1976 are shown below -
The single would remain at the number one spot for 6 weeks making it the 4th largest selling single of 1976 in the UK ; additionally "Fernando" was the 7th biggest seller and "Mamma Mia" was the 21st.

Of course "Dancing Queen" was a huge hit across the world ; some of the chart positions in individual countries are included in the table below -
Additionally the single reached number 12 in Spain, 14 in Italy and 19 in Japan.

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