Cara Mia by David Whitfield was a UK number 1 hit on Friday, July 2, 1954 spending 10 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. Written by the Italian composer Mantovani (the title means "My Beloved), this was a huge UK hit in 1954 for a British singer named David Whitfield. Mantovani's string orchestra played on his version. The song also did well in America, leading to appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show and making Whitfield one of the first British singers to make an impact in the US. As a result of the song's success in America (it was a million seller), Whitfield became the first ever British male singer to be awarded a Gold Disc.
Who sang Cara Mia?
Cara Mia was performed by David Whitfield
What year did Cara Mia get to the UK number 1 spot?
Cara Mia first became a UK number 1 on Friday, July 2, 1954
How long was Cara Mia at number 1 in the UK?
Cara Mia spent 10 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.