An Xtra Happy Birthday; October 12th

Yesterday four Eurovision stars had their birthday! Today we have two more Eurovision singers that celebrate October birthday. Both of them finished in 10  place, well that is the birthday girl shared 8-10th place to be fair. In addition the birthday boy was actually favorite to win. One performed 1967 and the other in 2006. Today is Inge Brück and Brian Kennedy’s birthday.

Inge Brück, 81

Germany selected Inge to perform at Eurovision in 1967. But she had won an international singing competition in Brazil in 1966. The song was called “Anouschka” and was number 8th in Vienna, along with Yugoslavia and Sweden.

Brian Kennedy, 51

Ireland selected Kennedy to perform his song at Eurovision in Athens, 2006. As well as being the singer of the song “Every Song is a Cry for Love” he was also the author. He was a favorite to win, however he got 93 points leaving him in 10th place at the final.

We at all at ESCXTRA would like to wish the two of them a great happy birthday!

Hlynur Sigurðsson

Icelandic Eurovision fan!

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