Priscilla Maria Veronica White OBE , better known as Cilla Black, was an English singer, television presenter, actress, and author.Championed by her friends in the Beatles, Black began her career as a singer in 1963, and her singles Anyone Who Had a Heart and You're My World both reached number one in the UK in 1964. She had 11 Top Ten hits on the British charts between then and 1971, and an additional eight hits that made the top 40. 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 US, peaking at No. 26 on the Billboard Hot 100.Along with a successful recording career in the 1960s and early 1970s, Black hosted her own variety show, Cilla, for the BBC between 1968 and 1976.