An Xtra Happy Birthday; March 6th!

Yesterday on 5th of March four Eurovision Ladies had a birthday, including one winner. However, today are two gentlemen that celebrate their birthday! They both shared the Eurovision stage with someone else. One did a duo with his wife and the other was a part of a band. Leari and Moshe Datz were born on this day!

Moshe Datz, 56

Israel selcteed Duo Datz to go on their behalf to Eurovision in 1991. Moshe was apart of the group with his wife Orna. Therefore they went on stage in Rome, Italy. Where they performed the song “Kan” with great success. They were third with 139 points, just behind Sweden and France who scored 146 points each.

Lars Ljungberg, 41

Sweden selected the glamour rock band The Ark in 2007 to be their act at Eurovision. Lars, also known as “Leari”, was a part of that group. Their song is called “The Worrying Kind” which they performed in Athens. The song was popular with the Nordic countries, and got in total 51 points, that included 12 points both from Norway and Denmark. Therefore it reached the 18th place at the final.

We all here at escXtra would like to wish them the very best on their birthday!

Hlynur Sigurðsson

Icelandic Eurovision fan!

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