Petula Clark

1932 - Today

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Petula Sally Olwen Clark, CBE (born 15 November 1932) is a British singer, actress, and composer. Clark's professional career began during the Second World War as a child entertainer on BBC Radio. In 1954 she charted with "The Little Shoemaker", the first of her big UK hits, and within two years she began recording in French. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Petula Clark has received more than 3,495,400 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Petula Clark is the 195th most popular singer (down from 187th in 2019), the 852nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 803rd in 2019) and the 26th most popular British Singer.

Petula Clark is most famous for her song "Downtown."

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  • 69.60

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  • 42

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  • 3.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Petula Clark ranks 195 out of 3,541Before her are Etta James, Chris Norman, Mercédès Jellinek, Kyu Sakamoto, Britney Spears, and Sam Cooke. After her are Dr. Dre, Joan Sutherland, Trini Lopez, İbrahim Tatlıses, Sofia Rotaru, and Courtney Love.

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Among people born in 1932, Petula Clark ranks 71Before her are David Scott, Sonny Liston, Hiroaki Sato, Algirdas Brazauskas, Lalo Schifrin, and Rainer Weiss. After her are Vytautas Landsbergis, Thomas Klestil, Pier Angeli, Fernando Arrabal, Wolf Vostell, and Walter Gilbert.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Petula Clark ranks 852 out of 6,924Before her are Elizabeth Gaskell (1810), Duncan Edwards (1936), David I of Scotland (1084), Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738), Michael York (1942), and Robert Peel (1788). After her are John Hawkins (1532), Peter Mansfield (1933), Lobsang Rampa (1910), John Edensor Littlewood (1885), Dylan Thomas (1914), and Philippa of England (1394).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Petula Clark ranks 26Before her are Susan Boyle (1961), Bryan Ferry (1945), David Coverdale (1951), Vera Lynn (1917), Chris Rea (1951), and Chris Norman (1950). After her are Peter Green (1946), Rob Halford (1951), Shirley Bassey (1937), Robbie Williams (1974), Dave Gahan (1962), and Van Morrison (1945).

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