Happy Birthday to Olivia Newton-John's Grandfather!

@FourWalls (15200)
United States
December 11, 2017 7:54am CST
Wow, wasn't that nice of Google? Their "Google doodle" today (12/11) celebrates the 135th anniversary of the birth of physicist Max Born. And he just happens to be Olivia Newton-John's grandfather. Born in what's now Poland, Born was forced to leave the area during the rise of Nazi power in the 30s, leaving his job at a German university. He settled in England, and wouldn't you know one of his daughters married Brinley Newton-John. And the rest is musical history. Happy birth anniversary to Olivia Newton-John's grandfather! Here's one of ONJ's early songs, when she sounded more country than a lot of country singers do today:
Olivia Newton-John performs her 1973 single "Let Me Be There" live on the British television program 'Sez Les'. The song was written by John Rostill and prod...
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@JohnRoberts (62937)
• Los Angeles, California
11 Dec
Olivia. Sigh. She could read from the phonebook....!!!
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@JudyEv (134863)
• Bunbury, Australia
11 Dec
Vince and his mates used to call her Olivia Nuclear-Bomb.
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@JohnRoberts (62937)
• Los Angeles, California
12 Dec
@JudyEv Yes!
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@JudyEv (134863)
• Bunbury, Australia
11 Dec
Wow! How interesting is that? I had no idea about this.
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@paigea (22484)
• Canada
14 Dec
That is very interesting. Thanks!
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@teamfreak16 (41403)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
12 Dec
Who knew? Not me. I learn something new everyday on here.
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@peachpurple (12770)
• Malaysia
11 Dec
Happy birthday to him
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