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Siw Malmkvist

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Siw Gunnel Margareta Malmkvist (born 31 December 1936) is a Swedish schlager singer and actress popular in Scandinavia and West Germany. She had a number one hit in West Germany in 1964 with "Liebeskummer lohnt sich nicht" ("Lovesickness Is Not Worthwhile"), and on 18 July 1964 she became the first Swede to have a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, when "Sole Sole Sole", a duet with Italian singer Umberto Marcato, entered the chart, peaking at No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Siw Malmkvist has received more than 127,052 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Siw Malmkvist is the 457th most popular singer (down from 427th in 2019), the 307th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 299th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Swedish Singer.

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  • 130k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Siw Malmkvist ranks 457 out of 3,528Before her are Nellie Melba, Coolio, Shania Twain, Leila Mourad, Miguel Bosé, and Bobby Darin. After her are Juan Gabriel, Salomé, RM, Ice Cube, Adelina Patti, and Jorge Negrete.

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Among people born in 1936, Siw Malmkvist ranks 153Before her are Koji Sasaki, Dyanne Thorne, Eliahu Inbal, Vyacheslav Kebich, Gabriel Matzneff, and Bobby Darin. After her are Darlene Hard, Annette Stroyberg, Abbie Hoffman, Glenn Murcutt, Ziaur Rahman, and Han Seung-soo.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Siw Malmkvist ranks 307 out of 1,612Before her are Sven Nordqvist (1946), Anita Björk (1923), Christopher Polhem (1661), Lars Magnus Ericsson (1846), Anna of Sweden (1545), and Svante Nilsson (1460). After her are Ludvig Nobel (1831), Viveca Lindfors (1920), Nicodemus Tessin the Younger (1654), Rogvolod (901), Agne Simonsson (1935), and Prince August, Duke of Dalarna (1831).

Among SINGERS In Sweden

Among singers born in Sweden, Siw Malmkvist ranks 12Before her are Nicolai Gedda (1925), Jussi Björling (1911), Joey Tempest (1963), Basshunter (1984), Lill-Babs (1938), and Anette Olzon (1971). After her are Monica Zetterlund (1937), Anne Sofie von Otter (1955), Evert Taube (1890), Alice Babs (1924), Malena Ernman (1970), and Dead (1969).