Judith Durham, Athol Guy, Keith Potger and Bruce Woodley are joint ‘Australians Of The Year 1967’
The Seekers celebrate their 50th birthday on 4 December, 2012 (1962-2012)
The only surviving chart-topping band from the 60s, anywhere in the world, with all the original founding members ...
… and still performing and recording after half a century!
The first group ever to reach No. 1 on the UK charts with their first three singles
… not even Michael Jackson or Madonna achieved that
The first Australian group to reach No. 1 in USA (Georgy Girl)
… not even Little River Band or AC/DC can claim that!
The first Australian group to reach No. 1 in UK (I’ll Never Find Another You)
… not even The Easybeats or INXS can claim that!
The first Australian group ever to reach No. 1 in UK with a debut record (I’ll Never Find Another You)
… not even The Rolling Stones or The Beatles achieved that!
“The Carnival Is Over” (No. 1 hit):
- outsold everyone including The Beatles and The Rolling Stones
- No. 7 in Top Ten UK Hits Of The 60s
- No. 30 in ‘UK Top 100 Best Selling Singles Of All Time’
- No. 34 in UK million selling singles of all time
“I’ll Never Find Another You” (No. 1 hit):
- currently 6 million+ hits on youtube
“Georgy Girl” (No. 1 hit):
- nominated for an Academy Award ‘Best Original Song’
Quadruple platinum for their ’25 Year Reunion Celebration’ live in concert video 1994
… it knocked Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ 10th Anniversary video off the Number One spot
The only concert artists to ever draw a crowd of more than 200,000 people to a concert in the southern hemisphere!
… it’s in the history books!
Record holders for Australian television ratings
… a 67 rating for their 1967 TV spectacular ‘The Seekers Down Under’
ARIA Hall Of Fame inductees 1995
‘Key To The City’ of Melbourne presented to The Seekers 2006
The Seekers honoured with their own postage stamp
… They’re part of Australia Post’s 2012 ‘Legends’ series
The Seekers each awarded with 'The Officer Of The Order Of Australia (AO) in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2014.