NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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Italy’s leading male vocalist, Domenico Modugno, hit the top of the
Billboard Hot 100 chart with "Volare" (Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu). The
song would become the year’s best selling record and win three
Grammy Awards.
 


Appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show

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Domenico Modugno (January 9, 1928-August 6, 1994) 

Mondugno died, at the age of 66, from a heart attack on the island of Lampedusa
(Sicily, Italy), while he was in his home by the sea.

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