Today in History for June 7th

Highlights of this day in history: James Byrd, Jr. dragged to death in Texas; Communists complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Israel destroys an Iraqi nuclear power plant; ‘Grease’ opens on Broadway; Singer-songwriter Prince born. (June 7)

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ShowBiz Minute: Walker, Van Damme, ‘Grease’

(16 Aug 2018) Paul Walker’s brothers open to “Fast” franchise return; Jean-Claude Van Damme’s son pleads guilty in Arizona knife incident; Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosts 40th anniversary screening of musical “Grease.” (Aug. 16)

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‘Grease’ is STILL the word

(16 Aug 2018) At the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ special screening celebrating the 40th anniversary of “Grease,” Olivia Newton-John recalls being stitched into her trousers during the movie’s final scene, while John Travolta says the Academy tribute is “an honor.” (Aug. 16)

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‘Grease’ hype was ‘like The Beatles’ arrival in the U.S.’

(16 Aug 2018) At a special 40th anniversary screening of their musical, John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John talk about when they realized “Grease” was a phenomenon, saying the response at the film’s London premiere was “like The Beatles’ arrival in the U.S.” (Aug. 16)

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Even for today’s MTV generation, ‘Grease’ is the word

“Grease,” the 1978 musical starring John Travolta and Oliva Newton-John, is still relevant to today’s young generation. (July 3)

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Today in History for June 7th

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Highlights of this day in history: James Byrd, Jr. dragged to death in Texas; Communists complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Israel destroys an Iraqi nuclear power plant; ‘Grease’ opens on Broadway; Singer-songwriter Prince born. (June 7)

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