Born: May 27, 1943
Famous for: Being one of Britain's best-loved entertainers
A hit singer and TV presenter and a close pal of The Beatles, Cilla became a television staple as the host of Blind Date, a post she held for nearly two decades. In 1996 the Liverpool-born star's accomplishments were recognised by the Queen when she was awarded an OB.
In 2014, Cilla recieved the British Academy Television Awards' Special Award in honour of her contribution of entertainment for the previous 50 years.