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Olivia Newton-John

Eh? Grandpappy was a Nobel winner?

Newton-John\’s mother was the eldest child of Max Born, a German Nobel prize-winning physicist

WTF?

10 thoughts on “Olivia Newton-John”

  1. But of course. She paid tribute to him in her 1981 hit, “Let’s get physics-al, physics-al. I wanna get physics-al.”

  2. And a proper Nobel at that. None of your mimsy Peace or Literature rubbish, or the bogus Economics prize.

  3. But of course. She even sang a tribute to him. Don’t you remember her 1981 hit, “Let’s get physics-al, physics-al. I wanna get physics-al”?

  4. But of course. Do you not remember the 1981 tribute she sang to her grandfather? “Let’s get physics-al, physics-al. I wanna get physics-al.”

  5. Effing and Blinding

    I recall reading that when she was living in Cambridge as a small child, Einstein was a regular visitor to the house. An unlikely meeting of 2 celebrities at different ends of their lives…

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