#398 Brian Hyland / Julie Ege – 12 November 1943

Brian Hyland

Brian Hyland (born November 12, 1943, Woodhaven, Queens, New York) is an American pop recording artist who was particularly successful during the early 1960s. In August 1960, Hyland scored his first and biggest hit single at the age of 16, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini”. It reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and sold almost a million copies in the first two months of its release, and over two million copies in total. Hyland’s other major hit during this period was 1962’s “Sealed with a Kiss,” which reached #3 in 1962 on both the American and UK Singles Chart.

Julie Ege

Julie Ege (12 November 1943 – 29 April 2008) was a Norwegian actress and model. She was a Miss Norway and Miss Universe contestant and a Penthouse Pet. Ege appeared in 1969’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service as Helen, the “Scandinavian girl.” She later starred in Hammer Film Productions.


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