An Xtra Happy Birthday; October 8th

Yesterday on the 7th of October a Swedish winner had a birthday. Today we have a Eurovision birthday boy that as also joined the contest two times for it´s country. Both times he entered as a part of a group, first in 1972 and then in 1978. Norbert Niedermayer has a birthday today.


Norbert Niedermayer, 69

Niedermayer first participated on behalf of Austria in 1972 with the rock band Milestones. They performed at in Edinburgh and recived 100 points thus ending in 5th place at the Final. That is one of Austria’s most successful Eurovision entries, as only three songs have placed higher.


The second time Nobert performed for his country was in 1978 in Paris. Then as a part of the band Springtime. The band sang “Mrs. Caroline Robinson” and got 14 points, therefore ended up in 15th place.

Hlynur Sigurðsson

Icelandic Eurovision fan!

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