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282   Wednesday, 21 October 1953
England 4 Rest of the World 4 [2-3]
  
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 beat the Wales, Guy Mitchell's Look At That Girl was the best selling single for the fifth week in a row. When the chart of Friday, 16 October 1953 was published, there were four surviving songs from the last chart when England played in June:-

1. (=) Look At That Girl - Guy Mitchell (Philips)
2. (3) I Believe - Frankie Laine (Philips)
3. (2) Where The Winds Blow - Frankie Laine (Philips)
4. (=) Let's Walk That-A-Way - Doris Day and Johnnie Ray (Philips)
5. (=) Terry's Theme From 'Limelight' - Frank Chacksfield (Decca)
6. (10) Can't I? - Nat King Cole (Capitol)
7. (6) The Song From The Moulin Rouge - Mantovani (Decca)
8. (7) Kiss - Dean Martin (Capitol)
9. (12) Mother Nature And Father Time - Nat King Cole (Capitol)
10. (re) Flirtation Waltz - Winifred Atwell (Decca)
11. (8) Terry's Theme From 'Limelight' - Ron Goodwin (Parlophone)
12. (11) Eternally - Jimmy Young (Decca)
 
♪Most weeks at number one when England played:
Frankie Laine, four, Guy Mitchell, two,
Al Martino and Lita Roza, one each

 
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