Billy is commemorated with a striking sculpture in the Albert Dock - a fitting location as he worked as a deck hand on the Mersey tug boat The Formby before he found fame.
The sculpture is popular with fans, tourists and photographers - as you can see in our Billy Fury sculpture group on Flickr. The number of photos in the group is growing all the time, a testament to Billy's lasting appeal. There's also an incredible variety with people continually finding new and imaginative ways of depicting the sculpture - such as Paul Gallagher's photo of Billy playing yo yo with the sun above.
If you are going to visit the sculpture next week to wish Billy a happy birthday then please do add your photos to the group, we'd love to see them.