Eduard Khil makes today’s Google Doodle so we can all enjoy Mr Trololo once more
Prepare yourself for the catchiest Google Doodle of all time as we celebrate Eduard Khil’s 83rd birthday today with a bit of ‘Mr Trololo’.
The Russian singer enjoyed a successful career in his homeland but was little-known to the rest of the world until an old video of one of his performances resurfaced in 2009 and went viral.
Why it happened is not clear, but in 2009 a 1976 video of Khal singing a version of ‘I am very glad, as I’m finally returning back home’ surfaced on YouTube and the internet worked its magic.
By February 2010 the song, which become known as ‘Trololo’ due to Khal’s... read more
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