Thursday, 2 April 2015

Abba Date - 2nd April 1977

On this day in 1977 Abba's latest single "Knowing Me, Knowing You" reached the number 1 spot in the UK singles chart. The top five selling singles that week were -
  1. Abba "Knowing Me, Knowing You"
  2. David Soul "Going In With My Eyes Open"
  3. The Manhattan Transfer "Chanson D'Amour"
  4. Showaddywaddy "When"
  5. David Bowie "Sound And Vision"
"Knowing Me, Knowing You" remained at the number 1 spot for 5 weeks making the single the 6th biggest selling of 1977 in the UK. As well as reaching the top of the charts in the UK the single also reached number 1 in the following countries -
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Mexico
  • South Africa
The image below shows the single covers used by different record companies...

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