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Brian Hyland

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Pop and nation designer who released the 1960 strike solitary “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini.” He performed clarinet and sang in the chapel choir before co-founding his 1st group, The Delfis. He’s also known for the singles “Covered having a Kiss” and “SAVE YOUR VALUABLE Center.” He includes a child called Bodi. He produced national television looks around the Jackie Gleason Display in the 1960s.

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Full Name Brian Hyland
Date Of Birth November 12, 1943
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Profession Pop Singer
Nationality American
Awards Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show - Weekly, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Documentary, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Special
Nominations Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Feature
Movies Do You Believe in Miracles?, Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush, Mantle
TV Shows American Bandstand
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1 In 1963 Brian played electrical guitar on his cover of "If I Had A Hammer" .The recording was played on NYC radio by a late night DJ at faster speed. Listerners were asked to call and identify the singer for a prize. At that late hour, one did. based on the distinct sound of the guitar.
2 In 1963 featured the electric guitar on his "Country Meets Folk " album, two years before Bob Dylan's famed folk rock synthesis at "The Newport Jazz Festival".
3 A cover version of "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" was featured in Billy Wilder's One, Two, Three (1961). Communist interrogators used it on a prisoner as a torture device.
4 Contrary to popular belief, his #1 1960 hit, "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini", was not written about a teenage girl's first day at the beach in a bikini. The songwriter wrote it after watching his two-year-old daughter playing at the beach in her bathing suit.
5 Producer of the acclaimed HBO TV documentary Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush (2007).


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tamori kurabu 1984-2017 TV Series performer - 124 episodes
Mad Men 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
One Hit Wonderland 2012 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Atop the Fourth Wall 2012 TV Series 1 episode
The Heartbreak Kid 2007 performer: "Gypsy Woman"
Company Man 2000 performer: "Itsy, Bitsy, Teenie, Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini"
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie 1998 performer: "We Can Make It"
Tohuwabohu 1998 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Contact 1997 performer: "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" - uncredited
The Darling Buds of May 1992 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Remember When... 1981 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Lemon Popsicle 1978 performer: "Sealed With A Kiss"
That'll Be the Day 1973 performer: "Sealed With A Kiss"
New American Bandstand 1965 1968 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hollywood a Go Go 1965 TV Series performer - 1 episode
One, Two, Three 1961 "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini", uncredited

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel 2007-2012 TV Series producer - 2 episodes
On Freddie Roach 2012 TV Series consulting producer - 4 episodes
Dare to Dream: The Story of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team 2007 TV Movie coordinating producer
Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush 2007 TV Movie documentary senior producer
Nine Innings from Ground Zero 2004 TV Movie documentary coordinating producer
Hitler's Pawn: The Margaret Lambert Story 2004 TV Movie documentary coordinating producer
Rebels of Oakland: The A's, the Raiders, the '70s 2003 TV Movie documentary coordinating producer
The Curse of the Bambino 2003 TV Movie documentary coordinating producer
Legendary Nights 2003 TV Series documentary producer - 1 episode
Do You Believe in Miracles? The Story of the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team 2001 TV Movie documentary producer
Wide World of Sports 35th Anniversary Special 1996 TV Movie documentary associate producer

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013 TV Movie aa

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
March to the Top 2013 Documentary
New American Bandstand 1965 1960-1970 TV Series Himself
Go!!! 1967 TV Movie Himself
Where the Action Is 1965-1966 TV Series Himself
Hollywood a Go Go 1965 TV Series Himself - Singer
Thank Your Lucky Stars 1963 TV Series Himself
Juke Box Jury 1963 TV Series Himself - Panellist
To Tell the Truth 1960 TV Series Himself
The Dick Clark Show 1960 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Music: Summer, Surf & Beach Music We Love 2016 TV Movie Himself
My Yearbook 1960-1963 2015 TV Movie Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Documentary The Curse of the Bambino (2003) · Rick Bernstein (executive producer)
· Ross Greenburg (executive producer)
· George Roy (producer)
· Bob Bodziner (associate producer)
· Jacinda A. Davis (associate producer)
· Erik Kesten (associate producer)
· Brian Lockhart (associate producer)
· John Stone (associate producer)


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