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Agrigento (Sicilian: Girgenti or Giurgenti) is a city on the southern coast of Sicily, Italy and capital of the province of Agrigento.
Appuntamento a Ischia is a 1960 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Mattoli and starring Domenico Modugno.
Apulia (Puglia; Pùglia; Pulia; translit) is a region of Italy in Southern Italy bordering the Adriatic Sea to the east, the Ionian Sea to the southeast, and the Strait of Òtranto and Gulf of Taranto to the south.
Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte (25 November 1915 – 10 December 2006) was a Chilean general, politician and the dictator of Chile between 1973 and 1990 who remained the Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Army until 1998 and was also President of the Government Junta of Chile between 1973 and 1981.
Aurelio Fierro (13 September 1923 – 11 March 2005) was a successful Italian actor and singer who specialized in songs in the Neapolitan dialect.
Canzone napoletana, sometimes referred to as Neapolitan song, is a generic term for a traditional form of music sung in the Neapolitan language, ordinarily for the male voice singing solo, although well represented by female soloists as well, and expressed in familiar genres such as the lover's complaint or the serenade.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Chamber of Deputies (Camera dei deputati) is a house of the bicameral Parliament of Italy (the other being the Senate of the Republic).
Francesco "Ciccio" Ingrassia (5 October 1922 – 28 April 2003) was an Italian actor, comedian and film director.
The Corriere della Sera (English: Evening Courier) is an Italian daily newspaper published in Milan with an average daily circulation of 410,242 copies in December 2015.
Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
"Dio, come ti amo" (English translation: "God, How I Love You") was performed first time as duo by Domenico Modugno and Gigliola Cinquetti in San Remo Festival, 1966.
A double act, also known as a comedy duo, is a comic pairing in which humor is derived from the uneven relationship between two partners, usually of the same gender, age, ethnic origin and profession but drastically different in terms of personality or behavior.
Eduardo De Filippo (24 May 1900 – 31 October 1984), also known simply as Eduardo was an Italian actor, playwright, screenwriter, author and poet, best known for his Neapolitan works Filumena Marturano and Napoli Milionaria.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1958 was the third Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1959 was the fourth edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1966 was the 11th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Festival della Canzone Napoletana ("Festival of Neapolitan Song"), commonly known as the Festival di Napoli, is a Neapolitan song contest.
Filumena Marturano is a play written in 1946 by Italian playwright and philosopher Eduardo De Filippo.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Fonit Cetra was an Italian record label, active between 1957 and 2000.
Franco Franchi (born Francesco Benenato, 18 September 1928 – 9 December 1992) was an Italian comedian.
Francesco "Franco" Migliacci (born in Mantua, 1 May 1930) is a lyricist, producer, and actor.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
A hit record is an audio recording, usually in the form of a single or album, that sells a large number of copies or otherwise becomes broadly popular or well-known, through airplay, club play, inclusion in a film or stage play soundtrack, causing it to have "hit" (appeared on) one of the popular chart listings.
These are some of the honorifics used in Italy.
The Italian Parliament (Parlamento Italiano) is the national parliament of the Italian Republic.
The Italian Socialist Party (PSI) was a socialist and later social-democratic political party in Italy.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
John Allan Jones (born January 14, 1938) known professionally as Jack Jones, is an American actor and jazz and pop singer, popular during the 1960s.
Johnny Dorelli (born 20 February 1937) is an Italian actor, singer and showman.
Jubilee Records was an American independent record label, specializing in rhythm and blues and novelty records.
The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.
la Repubblica (the Republic) is an Italian daily general-interest newspaper.
Lampedusa (Lampidusa; Λοπαδούσσα Lopadoussa) is the largest island of the Italian Pelagie Islands in the Mediterranean Sea.
"Lazzarella" is a song composed by Domenico Modugno and Riccardo Pazzaglia.
Lecce (or; Salentino: Lècce; Griko: Luppìu, Lupiae, translit) is a historic city of 95,766 inhabitants (2015) in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Lecce, the second province in the region by population, as well as one of the most important cities of Apulia.
A signature song is the one song (or, in some cases, one of a few songs) that a popular and well-established recording artist or band is most closely identified with or best known for, even if they have had success with a variety of other songs.
The military dictatorship of Chile (dictadura militar de Chile) was an authoritarian military government that ruled Chile between 1973 and 1990.
The polizia municipale are the municipal police of Italy responsible to the mayors of the various municipalities of Italy.
Myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow decreases or stops to a part of the heart, causing damage to the heart muscle.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
"Piove (Ciao, ciao bambina)" (It's raining) is an Italian song written by Domenico Modugno and Eduardo Verde.
Polignano a Mare (Barese: Peghegnéne) is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, located on the Adriatic Sea.
The Province of Bari (Provincia di Bari) was a province in the Apulia region of Italy.
The Province of Brindisi (Provincia di Brindisi) is a province in the Apulia region of Italy.
Psychiatric hospitals, also known as mental hospitals, mental health units, mental asylums or simply asylums, are hospitals or wards specializing in the treatment of serious mental disorders, such as clinical depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.
The Radical Party (Partito Radicale, PR) was a political party in Italy.
RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
San Pietro Vernotico (Brindisino: Santu Piethru) is a town and comune in the province of Brindisi and region of Apulia, on the south-east coast of Italy.
The Festival della canzone italiana di Sanremo (in English: Italian song festival of Sanremo) is the most popular Italian song contest and awards, held annually in the town of Sanremo, Liguria, and consisting of a competition amongst previously unreleased songs.
The Senate of the Republic (Senato della Repubblica) or Senate (Senato) is a house of the bicameral Italian Parliament (the other being the Chamber of Deputies).
Sergio Franchi (April 6, 1926 – May 1, 1990), born Sergio Franci Galli, was an Italian-American tenor and actor who enjoyed success in the United States and internationally after gaining notice in Britain in the early 1960s.
Sicily (Sicilia; Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
Singer-songwriters are musicians who write, compose, and perform their own musical material, including lyrics and melodies.
Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.
United Artists Records was a record label founded by Max E. Youngstein of United Artists in 1957 to issue movie soundtracks.
"Vecchio frac" (literally "Old tailcoat") is a song written by Italian singer-songwriter Domenico Modugno.
Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.
"Nel blu dipinto di blu" ("In the blue painted blue"), popularly known as "Volare" (meaning "To fly"), is a song recorded by Italian singer-songwriter Domenico Modugno.