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Dame Olivia Newton John Rip

(41 Posts)
Grandmabatty Mon 08-Aug-22 20:41:32

I just saw this on twitter. She was a lovely woman, inside and out.

tanith Mon 08-Aug-22 20:42:46

So sad RIP

MawtheMerrier Mon 08-Aug-22 20:45:47

Oh dear - no age sad

snowberryZ Mon 08-Aug-22 20:48:27

So sad.
Think it was metastatic breast cancer.
Frightening how it can come back years layer, even though you think you're cured.
Cancer is a horrible thing.

Shirley48 Mon 08-Aug-22 20:51:01

I am exactly the same age / same birthday sad

Chewbacca Mon 08-Aug-22 20:55:31

She was a very beautiful woman, in every way, I'm so sorry to hear about her death.

Grandmabatty Mon 08-Aug-22 21:04:14

She fought cancer for so long. I will always remember her a a bubbly cheerful Sandy.

merlotgran Mon 08-Aug-22 21:07:44

That's really sad news. Happy memories of taking DD1 and her friends to see Grease.

We loved to sing along to the songs and she did some lovely duets with Cliff Richard.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=B26pyWvYuCc

RIP

Callistemon21 Mon 08-Aug-22 21:12:35

That is such sad news.

She was such a beautiful woman

RIP Olivia

Joane123 Mon 08-Aug-22 21:13:25

Oh goodness. What a shock.
RIP

MayBee70 Mon 08-Aug-22 21:16:11

So sad. She did seem to be a lovely person.

Kate1949 Mon 08-Aug-22 21:16:15

How very sad. Two lovely Australian ladies this week. RIP Olivia.

ShazzaKanazza Mon 08-Aug-22 21:20:30

RIP beautiful lady. I was just listening to her singing Xanadu. So sad 😞

grumppa Mon 08-Aug-22 21:24:08

Oh no!

NanKate Mon 08-Aug-22 21:30:06

💐🕊

crazyH Mon 08-Aug-22 21:35:54

Kate1949 - who is the other Australian lady who died?

Grandmadinosaur Mon 08-Aug-22 21:36:08

Sad news RIP Olivia

Grannmarie Mon 08-Aug-22 21:38:47

Hi, CrazyH, Judith Durham, of The Seekers, is the other Australian lady who died this week, on Saturday I think.

Grannmarie Mon 08-Aug-22 21:39:40

R.I.P. Olivia. I loved The Banks of the Ohio, sorry I can't do a link.

nadateturbe Mon 08-Aug-22 21:40:07

Oh goodness, another lovely Australian lady. How sad.

CazB Mon 08-Aug-22 21:40:19

Such sad news, I will always think of her as Sandy in Grease. She had a lovely smile and voice.

Poppyred Mon 08-Aug-22 22:17:22

Very sad xx

Kate1949 Mon 08-Aug-22 22:32:08

crazyH The lovely Judith Durham of The Seekers. Apologies. Olivia was born in England I believe.

Kate1949 Mon 08-Aug-22 22:33:41

Sorry Grannmarie. You already explained.

Deedaa Mon 08-Aug-22 22:35:49

Very sad news. In the early 70s DH was a minicab diver and drove her several times. He adored her and used to collect her fish and chips.