Hyland's version hit number one on the Billboard Hot on August 8,  and sold over a million copies in the US. The day after recording the song, Mallett took a copy of it on a tour of European clubs where he was making personal appearances, and asked the clubs' DJs to play the song, raising public awareness of the record. The song has been adapted into French as " Itsy bitsy petit bikini " and into German as " Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Honolulu-Strand-Bikini ", reaching number one on national charts in both languages. Belgium Ultratop 50 Wallonia . The Encyclopedia of Popular Music 5th ed. Dutch singer Albert West collaborated with original singer Hyland on an updated version in , which reached number 43 on the Dutch singles chart.
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Views Read Edit View history. Archived from the original on October 12, Augsburger Allgemeine in German. A version by the animated character Funny Bear also reached the top 30 in France in Belgium Ultratop 50 Wallonia . Several versions of the song have proved successful in various European countries.