Monday, 13 October 2014

Abba Date -14th October 1977

On the 14th October 1977 Abba released their latest single "The Name Of The Game" in the UK - the single entered the chart at number 20 the following week climbing up to the number 1 spot on the 5th November where it stayed for 4 weeks.

The single (which was the 13th biggest seller of the year in the UK) replaced Baccara's "Yes Sir I Can Boogie" upon reaching number 1 and was eventually replaced by Wings "Mull Of Kintyre".
The table below shows the UK Top 5 w/c 5th November 1977 -
The UK was the only country where the single reached number 1 although it did reach number 2 in Belgium, Ireland, Sweden and the Netherlands. See below for more chart positions from around the world -


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