Why is Cilla Black trending? Late star's funniest moments are going viral

Why is Cilla Black trending? Late star's funniest moments are going viral
The best of Cilla Black

Anyone who has been on Twitter/X this week will perhaps have noticed that Cilla Black has been trending on the platform as people remember her funniest moments.

The late singer and TV presenter entertained audiences with a career spanning over five decades, with sixties hits such as "Anyone Who Had a Heart" and "You're My World" before hosting her own BBC variety show, Cilla from 1968 to 1976.

She continued to be a permanent fixture on our screens as the host of Blind Date (1985-2003) Surprise Surprise (1984-2001), and The Moment of Truth (1998-2001)

The year 2013 marked a significant milestone for Cilla, having worked 50 years in the entertainment industry.

In 2015, she passed away aged 72 following a fall and suffering from a stroke at her holiday villa in Spain.

Tributes poured in for the Liverpudlian and at her funeral including from fellow singer-turned-TV presenter and close friend Paul O’Grady (who later passed away earlier this year).

"If I had to sum Cilla up in one word it would be ‘laughter’. Because that’s all we did. We got up to a lot of trouble but we laughed while we were doing it," he said.

We're all a bit clueless as to how this trend began but nevertheless, the memories have been entertaining to read and watch - here are some of Cilla's best and funniest moments:

When she quit Blind Date - while live on air

Her favourite snack was an Oxo cube rubbed into an orange

"All Night Long" (Cilla's Version)

Performing 'Eye of the Tiger' down at a local leisure centre

She called out an uncover journalist on Blind Date

Her rendition of You're So Vain

Cilla Black played the grandmother of Girls Aloud's Nicola Roberts in a sketch

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