We may think that a Grand Final of 26 songs is the norm now. Some of you may think this is enough, others think it's too many. I do.

It was in 1987 when the contest reached new heights with a field of 22 songs. What would we give for a field of that size now? But this was in the day before we in north-eastern Europe got chance to have a go. A certain Australian Irishman won, but our friends in Denmark were having a very good decade. Today's birthday girl Anne-Cathrine Herdorf teamed up with Bandjo and continued this run with a creditable fifth place. Their little song was obviously a hit with the jurors.

Anne-Cathrine is 51 today.

Tillykke med fødselsdagen, Anne-Cathrine!