Olivia newton john



Dame Olivia Newton-John, a renowned British and Australian artist, left an indelible mark on the world of music and film, earning acclaim with a remarkable four Grammy Awards to her name. Her illustrious career was punctuated by a string of chart-topping hits, boasting an impressive five number-one singles on the coveted Billboard Hot 100 chart. Notably, two of her albums ascended to the pinnacle of the Billboard 200 chart, cementing her status as a musical powerhouse.

In the annals of cinematic history, 1978 stands out as a momentous year for Newton-John, as she graced the silver screen in the iconic musical film “Grease.” This cinematic gem achieved unprecedented success, emerging as the highest-grossing musical film of its time. Central to its triumph was the unforgettable soundtrack, featuring the electrifying duets between Olivia Newton-John and her co-star, John Travolta. “You’re the One That I Want” and “Summer Nights” became instant classics, reverberating through the charts and solidifying their status as monumental hits.

Newton-John’s solo repertoire further enriched her musical legacy. Her tender rendition of “I Honestly Love You,” a Grammy-winning Record of the Year in 1974, captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Additionally, “Physical,” released in 1981, ascended to the apex of the Billboard Hot 100, securing its position as the highest-ranking single of the entire 1980s according to Billboard.

With staggering global sales exceeding 100 million records, Olivia Newton-John etched her name among the pantheon of best-selling artists, particularly among female Australian talents. Yet, her influence transcended music and film. She demonstrated her unwavering commitment to the fight against breast cancer, valiantly battling the disease on three occasions. In 2012, her hometown of Melbourne paid tribute to her dedication by unveiling the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre, a beacon of hope for countless individuals facing similar challenges.

Beyond her health advocacy, Newton-John championed critical environmental and animal rights causes. Her tireless efforts in these domains amplified her impact and inspired positive change on a global scale. In the realm of entertainment and activism, Dame Olivia Newton-John’s enduring legacy shines brightly, reminding us of the power of talent, compassion, and resilience to make a profound difference in the world.


Olivia Newton-John came into the world on September 26, 1948, in Cambridge. Her father, Brinley “Bryn” Newton-John, hailed from Wales, while her mother, Irene Helene (formerly Born), originally came from Germany. Irene’s family had relocated to the United Kingdom in 1933 to escape the Nazi regime.

Olivia’s maternal grandfather was the notable German Jewish physicist Max Born, a Nobel Prize laureate. Her maternal grandmother, Hedwig, was the daughter of German Jewish jurist Victor Ehrenberg and his spouse, Helene Agatha von Jhering. Through Helene Agatha, Olivia could trace her lineage to the renowned Protestant theologian Martin Luther. Helene Agatha’s father, who also happened to be Olivia’s great-great-grandfather, was the accomplished jurist Rudolf von Jhering. Additionally, Olivia’s uncle was Gustav Victor Rudolf Born, a pharmacologist. Intriguingly, she shared a familial connection with comedian Ben Elton as a third cousin through her Ehrenberg family lineage.

Olivia’s father led an eventful life, serving as an MI5 officer during World War II. He was involved in the Enigma project at Bletchley Park and played a crucial role in taking Rudolf Hess into custody. Following the war, he assumed the role of headmaster at the Cambridgeshire High School for Boys, a position he continued to hold at the time of Olivia’s birth.


No.Film TitleIMDb RatingHindi Name (if available)
1Grease (1978)7.2ग्रीस
2Xanadu (1980)5.2ज़ानाडू
3Two of a Kind (1983)4.7टू ऑफ अ काइंड
4It’s My Party (1996)6.3इट्स माय पार्टी
5Sordid Lives (2000)6.7सॉर्डिड लाइव्स
6The Wilde Girls (2001)5.6द वाइल्ड गर्ल्स
7The Christmas Angel: A Story on Ice (1998)6.7द क्रिस्मस एंजल: ए स्टोरी ऑन आइस
8The Great White Hype (1996)5.4द ग्रेट व्हाइट हाइप
9A Mom for Christmas (1990 TV Movie)6.7ए मोम फॉर क्रिस्मस
10Toomorrow (1970)3.7टूमॉरो
11A Few Best Men (2011)5.8अ फ्यू बेस्ट मेन
12Funny Things Happen Down Under (1965)N/Aफनी थिंग्स हपन डाउन अंडर
13Score: A Hockey Musical (2010)4.9स्कोर: ए हॉकी म्यूज़िकल
14It’s My Party (1996)6.3इट्स माय पार्टी
15The Other Woman (2014)6.3द अदर वुमन
16A Christmas Romance (1994 TV Movie)6.2ए क्रिस्मस रोमांस
17Dead End (2003)5.7डेड एंड
18The Great White Hope (1970)6.7द ग्रेट व्हाइट होप
19A Night at the Roxbury (1998)6.2ए नाइट एट द रॉक्सबेरी
20A Christmas Carol (1977 TV Movie)6.7ए क्रिस्मस कैरोल

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