"Cilla Black " Officer of the Order of the British Empire/OBE is an English singer, actress, entertainer and media personality. Championed by The Beatles, she began her career as a singer in 1963, and her singles "Anyone Who Had a Heart (song)/Anyone Who Had a Heart" (1964) and "You're My World" (1964) both reached number one. Black had eleven Top Ten hits on the UK Singles Chart/British charts between 1964 and 1971. In May 2010 new research published by BBC Radio 2 showed that her version of "Anyone Who Had a Heart" was the UK's biggest selling single by a female artist in the 1960s. "You're My World" was also a modest hit in the United States, peaking at No. 26 on the Billboard Hot 100/Billboard Hot 100, and both songs were among the chart-toppers in Australia.
Along with a successful recording career in the 1960s and early 1970s, Black hosted her own eponymous variety show, Cilla, for the BBC between 1968 and 1976. After a brief time as a comedy actress in the late 1970s, she became a prominent television presenter in the 1980s and 1990s, hosting hit entertainment shows such as Blind Date (UK TV series)/Blind Date (1985–2003) and Surprise Surprise (TV series)/Surprise Surprise (1984–2001).If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Cilla Black on Wikipedia.