Did You Know?
Israël had won the previous Eurovision Contest (for the second time in a row) and was expected host the 1980 contest. But they withdrew because the contest was to be held on their country's Day of Remembrance. The Netherlands accepted the honor of hosting the competition at short notice. See more
When "Quédate esta noche" ("Stay tonight"), the Spanish song was to be performed, the title that mistakenly appeared on screen was "Que data esta noche", which would mean something like "What data tonight". See more
Performed by Dutch Rhythm Steel & Showband
& Lee Jackson Dancers See more