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Marie MacDonald McLaughlin Lawrie (Lulu)

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Born: 1948 AD
Currently alive, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses, Models, Singer, Songwriter

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1969 - She represented the United Kingdom by performing the song "Boom bang-a-bang" at the Eurovision Song Contest, and was joint winner with the representatives of Spain, the Netherlands and France.

 

1975 - She hosted the BBC's A Song for Europe contest, the qualifying heat for the Eurovision Song Contest.

 

1969 - Married Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees in a ceremony in Gerrards Cross.

 

1972 - She starred in the Christmas pantomime Peter Pan at the Palace Theatre, Manchester where she broke a box-office record.

 

1974 - She performed the title song in the James Bond movie The Man with the Golden Gun.

 

1979 - His career suffered a minor setback when she was in a car accident that nearly took her life, having collided head on with another car on Brooksend Hill.

 

1981 - Returned to the US chart with I Could Never Miss You (More Than I Do).

 

1983 - Won the Rear of the Year award and re-recorded a number of her songs.

 

1987 - She played Adrian Mole's mother on television replacing Julie Walters.

 

2000 - Awarded an OBE by the British Government.

 

2002 - Her gold album Together was a collection of duets with the likes of Elton John and Paul McCartney.

 

2004 - Became the host of her own 2-hour radio show, on BBC Radio 2.

 

2005 - She released A Little Soul in Your Heart, a collection of Motown Soul Covers and Soul classics, entered the UK charts at a dissapointing #28 even after a huge amount of TV advertising.

 

2006 - Launched her official MySpace profile, where she could keep in contact with current fans, and reconnect with old ones.


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