Eurovision Song Contest took place in our very own county of Yorkshire. In 1982, the 27th edition of the competition took place in Harrogate following the country's victory at the 1981 contest.
Buck's Fizz won it for us, with their classic "Making Your Mind Up". Organised by the BBC and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the venue for the contest was the Harrogate International Centre, now the Convention Centre.
The event took place on Saturday, April 24 and was hosted by English TV presenter and newsreader Jam Leeming. Eighteen countries were involved with the contest, with Greece not entering due to a scale-back of their broadcasters, and France losing the rights to participation. Read more: Helen Skelton's wows in first red carpet appearance since split from Richie MylerUnfortunately, as has been UK tradition, we didn't win in 1982.Read more on msn.com