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Cliff Richard Celebrates His 70th birthday

October 14, 2010 (7:47 am) GMT
In the celebration of his 70th birthday, 10 fascinating facts about Cliff Richard are compiled to wish him a very happy birthday.

Veteran singer Sir Cliff Richard celebrates his 70th birthday on Thursday, October 14, marking a music career that has spanned a staggering seven decades. The pop star has broken numerous records throughout his time in the music industry, scoring his first U.K. number one single in 1959 with "Living Doll" and going on to land chart hits in every decade from the 1950s to the 2000s - tying the record with .

Richard has sold over 260 million records worldwide over the years and become a stalwart of Britain's entertainment industry. He is celebrating his 70th birthday by performing six special shows at London's Royal Albert Hall, where he holds the record for the most ever performances at the venue.

To mark Sir Cliff's milestone, WENN has compiled 10 fascinating facts about the beloved pop veteran, wishing him a very happy birthday:

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