The Eurovision Song Contest 1965 was the 10th in the series. Luxembourg's win was their second. Belg Eighteen countries have this in the tenth song contest Eurovision. The sixteen countries participated in 1964, Sweden has returned after a year's absence and Ireland who took first place in the contest! The 1965 broadcast of the Eurovision for the first time in the eastern bloc, surpassing 100 million viewers. Also for the first time a country song that participated fully interpreted in another language than the official of the state. This is Sweden. This is not prohibited by the terms of the EBU, but caused a great sensation. The Swedes explained it was normal practice in their country artists singing in English.
The Spaniard CONCHITA BAUTISTA participated for the second time in the competition with QUE BUENO, QUE BUENO, but finished in last place with zero points. But other famous performers of the era gave this to Naples, as the French GUY MARDEL to N'AVOUE JAMAIS who took third place. This song was a huge success in French-speaking countries and be heard on the radio to this day! The Italian with BOBBY SOLO SE PIANGI, SE RIDI (If you cry if you laugh) who won the fifth place was also well known. Switzerland was represented by the Greek Giovani (known in our country the sixties) by the francophone song NON, A JAMAIS SANS TOI (Forever without you).
The voting system remained the same as in 1964. In contrast, however, the last year the vote was interesting, after Luxembourg fought with France and the United Kingdom without losing the first. Eventually he won the Luxembourg with 32 points, finished second in UK (as usual, is in second place finish in 1959, 1960, 1961 and 1964) with 26 points and France third with 22 points. The song Luxembourg POUPEE DE CIRE, POUPEE DE SON (wax doll, doll voice), sung by French FRANCE GALL, worldwide success and was sung even today. The lyrics and music written by "revolutionary" musical SERGE GAINSBOURG.