Sunday, October 14, 2007

Happy Birthday Sir Cliff Richard

Born in Lucknow, India, today in 1940, Harry Rodger Webb. He later became known to the music industry as, Cliff Richard.

Based solely on data used to compile the Official UK Singles Charts, Cliff has sold more singles in the UK than any other act, with sales exceeding twenty million copies.

Cliff Richard has scored fourteen #1 singles in the UK, more than any other artist other than Elvis Presley and the Beatles.

Cliff has had top ten hits in each of the last six decades.

Cliff is the only act in the UK to score a #1 single in each of the first five decades since the inception of the UK Singles chart in 1952.

In 1995, he became the first rock star to be knighted (ahead of Paul McCartney and Elton John).

We Don't Talk Anymore - Cliff Richard (1979)

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