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284   Wednesday, 25 November 1953
England 3 Hungary 6 [2-4]
 
Match Summary
 
 The Top Twelve UK Music Chart by New Musical Express 
   

On Friday, 15 November 1952, The New Musical Express published the first ever singles chart in the UK. However, when England lost to Hungary, Frankie Laine's version of Answer Me was the best selling single for the second week in a row. When the chart of Friday, 20 November 1953 was published, there were ten surviving songs from the last chart when England played in two weeks ago:-

1. (=) Answer Me - Frankie Laine (Philips)
2. (=) Answer Me - David Whitfield (Philips)
3. (5) Swedish Rhapsody - Mantovani (Decca)
4. (7) I Believe - Frankie Laine (Philips)
5. (6) Poppa Piccolino - Diana Decker (Colombia)
6. (4) Hey Joe - Frankie Laine (Philips)
7. Vaya Con Dios - Les Paul & Mary Ford (Capitol)
8. (11) Wish You Were Here - Eddie Fisher (HMV)
9. (8) Chicka Boom - Guy Mitchell (Philips)
10. (3) Look At That Girl - Guy Mitchell (Philips)
11. Crying In The Chapel - Lee Lawrence (Decca)
12. (9) Where The Wind Blows - Frankie Laine (Philips)
 
♪Most weeks at number one when England played:
Frankie Laine, five, Guy Mitchell, two
Al Martino, Lita Roza and David Whitfield, one each

 
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