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Singer LuLu was born (1948)

Singer LuLu was born (1948)

Lulu Kennedy-Cairns CBE is known professionally as Lulu. She is a Scottish actress, businesswoman, singer and television personality. Noted for her powerful singing voice, Lulu began her career in the UK before becoming internationally known. Later in her career, she had a major chart hit with “To Sir with Love” from the 1967 film of the same name, which topped the Billboard Hot 100. She had another hit with the title song to the 1974 James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun. In European countries, she is also widely known for the Eurovision Song Contest 1969 winning entry “Boom Bang-a-Bang”, and for her 1964 hit “Shout”, which was performed at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

 

Activity Ideas:

  • Watch Lulu sing “The Man with the Golden Gun” – here
  • Or “To Sir with Love” – here
  • Test out your James Bond knowledge with our quiz – here
  • In that theme, enjoy our classic car crossword – here
  • Or Name that Bond Movie activity – here
  • Sing along to some classic Lulu songs with our lyrics – here