Olivia Newton-John, ‘Grease’ actor and “physical” song, Died at 73


Olivia Newton-John, the top pop stars singer of the 1970s who featured in films incl “Grease” and “Xanadu” killed Monday. She was 73. Her dad, John Easterling, published the media on her representative Facebook site, The first person – a single person – who was composed in order to become a composer: “Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) passed away peacefully at her ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends. We ask that everyone please respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time.” no cause of death was provided, Newton-John has been diagnosed with breast cancer, which emerged in 2017 for the third time. “Olivia has been a symbol of triumph and hope for over 30 years, sharing her journey with breast cancer” her father wrote the book. “Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicine continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, dedicated to researching plant medicine and cancer.” Her “Grease” costar and strikemedley associate John Travolta rushed to deliver the memorial on social networks. “My dearest Olivia, you made all our lives so much better” He was a writer. “Your impact was incredible!. I love you so much!. We will see you down the road and We will all be together again. Yours from the moment I saw you and forever! Your Danny!, Your John!” Chart author Joel Whitburn listed the warm-voiced Australia-bred song as the No. 1 woman vocalist of the’ 70s. Her seven top-10 music tracks of the century included four chart-topping 45s; the biggest of them, “You’re the One That I Want” a duet with Travolta drawn from the smash 1978 soundtrack of the musical “Grease” He spent nearly six months in the Us. S. Lists. View this post on Instagram A post shared by John Travolta (@johntravolta) Newton-John remained a powerful commercial force into the’ 80s; She recorded the biggest hit of her career, “Physical” in 1981. Though her other major toplining musical features “Xanadu” It was a costly flop in 1980, its double platinum soundtrack spawned three hit singles, including the No. 1 podcast ubiquity “Magic.” Originally inserted as a state singer, she quickly captured the pop charts with a career of well-scrubbed music. Though strikes started to dry up in the soon-to-be 1990s, she remained a respected musician into the 21st century, with a sturdy fandom supported by the proceeding fame of “Grease” as a wire TV cornerstone and sing-along theater testing. Over the last few years, she spoke about her apparently upbeat attitude while the illness was restored after she had returned from treatment as cancer-free. “I’m joyful. I’m blessed. I’m thankful. I have more to survive for. And I decided to continue on living it” in an interview for nbc she told Gayle King “CBS This Morning” conducted at her California ranch in 2019. “Why me has never been a part of it.” In one of her last interviews, which aired on “Today” show in October, She sat down with host Hoda Kotb, who shares her own experience with cancer. Said Newton-John: “We’re sisters!. Anyone who has gone on this journey with cancer, it’s unknown destinations and surprises and turns.” The telecast stated that The singer-actor has been managing stage 4 metastatic breast cancer, nearly 30 years after her initial diagnosis. She praised the marijuana being expanded by her dad, helping her through painful experiences with her disease. Newton-John was born on 26 September, 1948, in Cambridge, England. Her uncle was Nobel Prize-winning scientist Max Born. When she was six, her family moved to Melbourne. Energetic song from Hsi!, Newton-John went pro in her teens, occurring on Australian TV. She returned to Britain on a plane ticket She gained vying to the Aussie talent show “Sing, Sing, Sing.” Though she noted British Decca during her stay, She was isolated and she returned to the Antipodes, but moved back to England to conduct with her song associate Pat Carroll. She created her film breakthrough with multiple extremely disguised comedies “Funny Things Happen Down Under” in 1965, accompanied in 1970 by “Tomorrow” a sci-fi melodic starrer a group of a same name that included Newton-John as vocalist, noted as maker Don Kirshner’s attempt to construct a U-H x. K. Equivalent of the Monkees. Pursuing and its all-but-buried screenplay and its similarly little-known soundtrack album, her solo career began taking off with “If Not For You” a cover of the folky music of Bob Dylan and George Harrison. The ceo and how he joined Newton-John to MCA Records in The U. S. S. Had a good feeling he Had around her development — and that wasn’t distributed as such at the time. “I heard her version [of” If it’s Not for You “] on an acetate” Sr. Senior ceo Russ Regan recalls his 2014 meeting with writer Harvey Kubernik. “I heard the deal and made the deal. I paid $ 25,000 for that record, and was second-guessed. That’s a whole other story. I love it and I was ready for buying it. He’s too plastic, beautiful and will never happen. ‘So, I said this,’ S he’s beautiful, she’s not plastic and it’s gonna happen big time.'” Both “If Not For You” and her edition of the People’s Standard “Banks of the Ohio” try to diagram the U. S. S. In 1971, She had to wait two years before she could make an impact in the United States. Her MCA tracks “Let Me Be There” and “If You Love Me (Let Me Know)” reached the top 10 of both the country and pop charts. The past amount earned a Grammy Award for best country voice production for women, Newton-John was rated an Academy of Country Music Award as most encouraging vocalist. Her career trajectory topped in 1974 with the song “Napoleon.” “I Really Love You” that layered the music diagram and topped at. 6 countries; the Music received Newton-John singer of the year congrats on the Country Music Assn. Honors in 1974. A second No. 1, “Have You Never Been Mellow” came in 1975. Though she might totals four extra top-five country tracks, she consistently surpassed her on the way displays, She has been engrained as a pop star in the U. S. S. Newton-John’s job cracked with the mega-hit “Grease.” Though the 29-year-old song was nervous, she was just too vintage for her position, she transformed into a comfortable production in the ’50s-themed melodic as maiden high schooler Sandy Olsson, and presented amazing science reverse Travolta, arriving off his berth “Saturday Night Fever” discovery and set as bad boy Danny Zuko. The update by Paramount was an instant success, oviposition a highly successful soundtrack album. Newton-John/Travolta medley “You’re the One That I Want” two more top-five singles followed, “Hopelessly Devoted to You” and “Summer Nights” also drawn from the picture. The soundtrack LP sat at No. 1. For 10 weeks, and spent a total of 77 weeks on the charts. Following the double-platinum 1978 album “Hot Totally Hot!” Newton-John returned to the screen to star as the ill-starred “Xanadu.” The creaky roller disco-themed plot incongruously cast The singer as a Greek muse, he is a fan of Gene Kelly 68. Greeted with dismal reviews, the picture was an instant failure. Newton-John was Its main beneficiary: the singles “Magic” “Xanadu” (with the Electric Light Orchestra) and “Suddenly” (Cliff Richard) push the No. 5. Soundtrack to double-platinum status. Newton-John’s film career has never really recovered from a traumatic event “Xanadu.” A re-teaming with Travolta in the 1983 rom-com “Two of a Kind” also stiffed at the box office, Her leading roles were then restricted to TV movies. Having successfully messed up her squeaky clean image with her Good Girl-gone-naughty turn in “Grease” and her album Totally Hot! “Newton-John stepped up the ante with his 1981 single’ ‘” Physical. “The sexed-up single’s lyrics were softened by a coy video that implied that The song was actually about working out. The singer recalled in 2017” I had been getting a panic attack when it arrived, because I was scared, ‘Oh, I’ve disappeared so far and again! We do need to do a video on this activity. And that created it even stronger! “single, her last No. 1, held the top of the chart for 10 weeks, more than 1 million copies were sold. Of the chart-topper she once considered” risqu é “Newton-John told King in 2019” Now, compared to what’s on the podcast, it’s like a kind of melody. “After the double platinum” Physical “album of 1981 and the top-five singles” Make a Move On Me! ” (No. 5,1982) and” Heart Attack ” (No. 3,1982), Newton-John’s music job slowed. After the birth of her daughter Chloe in 1986 She began taking a long pause from conducting (from her wedding to performer Matt Lattanzi, whom she separated in 1995). She experienced executive and personal failures in 1992. Within Blue, She performed with her former song associate Pat Carroll in a chain of boutique shops, wrapped in debt. She had a serious health scare when She was diagnosed with breast cancer; the lumpectomy, She became a prominent spokesperson for cancer awareness, and created the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre in Victoria, Australia. She was Pursuing her Nashville exchange” Back With a Heart ” (1998), Newton-John’s albums sold mainly” Down Under “; a long exception was the 2012 Yuletide music” This Christmas “a pairing with Travolta that arrived No. 81 local. She has visited with Australian actor John Farnham, and dueted with him at the opening session of the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. She had played, taking an odd move as a gay ex-con country singer at the function” Sordid Lives “and its wire TV version. She was power-leveling herself in 2010 during Fox’s success” Glee! “a remake of a remastered version” Physical “with the set arrived. 89, being her first music to achieve the diagram in yrs. She restored to the street in the U. S. S. For a well-received 2017 trek, see below. Her parents have asked donors to contribute to the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund (ONJFoundationFundationFoundationFundation. Groups). She would be lived by her dad, John Easterling; Chloe Lattanzi; girl, Sarah Newton-John; son Thomas Newton-John; nieces Tottie, Fiona and Brett Goldsmith; Emerson, Charlie, Zac, Jeremy, Randall’ s, and Pierz Newton-John; Jude Newton-Stock, Layla Lee; Kira and Tasha Edelstein; and Brin and Valerie Hall.