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ABBA's first smash hit "Waterloo", peaks to No.1 on this day in 1974
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ABBA’s first smash hit “Waterloo”, peaks to No.1 on this day in 1974

On April 1974, the Swedish group ABBA won the 19th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, little over a month later, ABBA were worldwide superstars with “Waterloo”

Singer Agnetha Fältskog turns 71 today
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Singer Agnetha Fältskog turns 71 today

Agnetha Fältskog was a singer with the Swedish band ABBA, famous for hits like “Mamma Mia.” Following ABBA’s breakup in 1983, Fältskog continued her career as a solo artist.

In 1977 ABBA once again top the charts with "Knowing Me, Knowing You"
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In 1977 ABBA once again top the charts with “Knowing Me, Knowing You”

By 1977 ABBA were no strangers to success, after delivering a string of hit singles one after another. Their song “Knowing Me, Knowing You” was no exception

ABBA's co-founder and songwriter Benny Andersson turns 74, look back at 10 of the very best songs from the Swedish Pop music phenomenon
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ABBA’s co-founder and songwriter Benny Andersson turns 74, look back at 10 of the very best songs from the Swedish Pop music phenomenon

ABBA was formed in 1972, and quickly became a Swedish Pop sensation, but their international breakthrough came in 1974 when the band won the Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden with “Waterloo” and for eight years, the band scored an impressive string or chain, of No.1 hits all over the planet

ABBA goes No.1 in 1980 with "Super Trouper"
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ABBA goes No.1 in 1980 with “Super Trouper”

On November 1980 Swedish hit machine ABBA scored their ninth No.1 single in the UK with “Super Trouper”

Frida Lyngstad one of the voices from ABBA was born on this day in 1945
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Frida Lyngstad one of the voices from ABBA was born on this day in 1945

Together with Agnetha, Frida completed the ABBA vocal duo that offered the world memorable Pop hits that last to this days, she became a Princess by marriage in 1992 and today Frida turns 75

ABBA goes No.1...again with "Dancing Queen"
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ABBA goes No.1…again with “Dancing Queen”

On September 7, 1976, Scandinavian 70’s Pop sensation ABBA hits No. 1 in the charts over a dozen countries with the Disco classic “Dancing Queen”

In 1974 the Eurovision Song Contest winning song "Waterloo" skyrocketed ABBA to international stardom
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In 1974 the Eurovision Song Contest winning song “Waterloo” skyrocketed ABBA to international stardom

“Waterloo” by ABBA, remains the biggest international hit that came out from the Eurovision Song Contest, and in 1974 skyrocketed ABBA to international stardom