Cilla Black

1943 - 2015

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Priscilla Maria Veronica White (27 May 1943 – 1 August 2015), better known as Cilla Black, was an English singer, television presenter, actress, and author. Championed by her friends, the Beatles, Black began her career as a singer in 1963. Her singles "Anyone Who Had a Heart" and "You're My World" both reached number one in the UK in 1964. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cilla Black has received more than 3,995,518 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Cilla Black is the 1,279th most popular singer (down from 992nd in 2019), the 3,619th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,859th in 2019) and the 145th most popular British Singer.

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  • 4.0M

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  • 57.82

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Cilla Black ranks 1,279 out of 3,541Before her are Yasmin Levy, Simone Simons, Arthur Alexander, Helmut Lotti, Christina Milian, and Tom Verlaine. After her are Lou Bega, Amy Macdonald, Alissa White-Gluz, Ray Wilson, 6ix9ine, and Shirley Manson.

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Among people born in 1943, Cilla Black ranks 409Before her are John Kani, Philippe Séguin, Peter Struck, Tanuja, Pim Doesburg, and Rick Danko. After her are Hans-Ulrich Grapenthin, Yukio Kasaya, Walter Murch, Billy Cunningham, Christl Haas, and Urszula Dudziak. Among people deceased in 2015, Cilla Black ranks 305Before her are Colette Marchand, Helmut Dietl, Scott Weiland, Martin Gilbert, Nina Companeez, and Ron Moody. After her are Rico Rodriguez, Jaroslav Holík, Patricia Crone, Natalia Molchanova, Richard Bass, and Alberto Nisman.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cilla Black ranks 3,619 out of 6,924Before her are Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow (1887), Peter Ackroyd (1949), May Sutton (1886), Ron Moody (1924), Thomas Linacre (1460), and David James (1970). After her are Cathleen Nesbitt (1888), Geoffrey de Havilland (1882), Amy Macdonald (1987), Herbert Lawford (1851), Kathy Burke (1964), and Kenneth More (1914).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Cilla Black ranks 145Before her are Roland Orzabal (1961), Tina Charles (1954), Mick Hucknall (1960), Pete Ham (1947), Lisa Stansfield (1966), and Sandy Denny (1947). After her are Amy Macdonald (1987), Ray Wilson (1968), Shirley Manson (1966), Andrew Ridgeley (1963), Alison Moyet (1961), and Andy Bell (1964).