Eartha Kitt dies aged 81

Singer and actress Eartha Kitt died yesterday aged 81. The voice behind the Christmas song Santa Baby starred in over 30 films in a 50-year career.

Kitt's sultry voice and good looks made her star in the late 50s thanks to tracks like Santa Baby and My Heart Belongs to Daddy. The star of stage and screen is also remembered for playing Cat Woman in the Batman television series in the 1960s.

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