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Hollywood Christmas Parade with grand marshal Olivia Newton-John set for Sunday
City News Service via LA Daily News ^ | Nov 26 2016 | City News Service

Posted on 11/26/2016 10:04:26 PM PST by WilliamIII

HOLLYWOOD >> Grammy-winning singer Olivia Newton-John, perhaps best known for her starring role opposite John Travolta in the movie musical “Grease,” will be the grand marshal when the 85th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade makes its way through Tinseltown Sunday.

Newton-John will also perform during a pre-parade concert, which will begin at 5 p.m. and feature notables including Cyndi Lauper, Kenny G, Scotty McCreery, War and Eric Benet.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: California
KEYWORDS: christmasparade; goddess; hollywood; hottie; olivianeutronbomb; olivianewtonjohn; sexy; stupidpeople; whocares
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1 posted on 11/26/2016 10:04:26 PM PST by WilliamIII
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The Hollywood Christmas Parade was technically first held in 1928, ... Comedian Joe E. Brown was the first grand marshal in 1932, a role later filled by luminaries such as Bob Hope, Gene Autry and Jimmy Stewart, among others.


2 posted on 11/26/2016 10:06:50 PM PST by WilliamIII
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Wow. That an unbeatable line up. I like to see this years if they could do it with out politics.


3 posted on 11/26/2016 10:09:07 PM PST by JimSEA
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I don’t think politics ever intrudes on the Hollywood Christmas Parade. It’s pretty old-school.


4 posted on 11/26/2016 10:10:25 PM PST by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII

Uh, RULES!


5 posted on 11/26/2016 10:13:15 PM PST by Ancesthntr ("The right to buy weapons the right to be free." A. E. van Vogt)
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To: Ancesthntr

Remember? Her boyfriend faked his own death to disappear from her.


6 posted on 11/26/2016 10:15:24 PM PST by JohnnyP (Thinking is hard work (I stole that from Rush).)
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To: WilliamIII

Good!!!!


7 posted on 11/26/2016 10:15:45 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: WilliamIII

Back in the days of Yor we used to call her Olivia Neutron Bomb.


8 posted on 11/26/2016 10:17:04 PM PST by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: WilliamIII

wow I am surprised they haven’t yet changed it to Hollywood Atheist Day Parade


9 posted on 11/26/2016 10:17:19 PM PST by ari-freedom (The Social Justice War is over and we won!)
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The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce runs it, I believe, and they’re traditionalists. The late Johnny Grant, the group’s leader, definitely was.


10 posted on 11/26/2016 10:19:00 PM PST by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII

I believe California can be turned around. Just have to deal with the illegals and our broken educational system


11 posted on 11/26/2016 10:26:47 PM PST by ari-freedom (The Social Justice War is over and we won!)
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To: JohnnyP
Remember? Her boyfriend faked his own death to disappear from her.

Did they ever find him? Didn't ONJ turn into another PETA-loving vegan?

I'll still never forget her in "Xanadu". The music won awards. The movie won turkeys despite Gene Kelly in the cast.

12 posted on 11/26/2016 10:43:30 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Get used to it - President Donald J. Trump)
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To: WilliamIII

Joe E. Brown was a big Pittsburgh Pirates guy. Well, nobody’s perfect.


13 posted on 11/26/2016 11:09:16 PM PST by Lisbon1940 (No full-term Governors!)
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To: WilliamIII

I can’t believe they allow something ostensibly Christian in such a non Christian town

Like holding a nativity procession in Monsey NY

And that is their choice actually

Hollywood unlike Monsey is openly hostile to Christianity


14 posted on 11/26/2016 11:12:55 PM PST by wardaddy (trump is a great tourniquet but that's all folks.......)
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To: WilliamIII
Physical On YouTube.com
15 posted on 11/27/2016 12:11:19 AM PST by Daaave ('The flesh eating jinn of Komari.')
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To: OrangeHoof

He’s living in Mexico,


16 posted on 11/27/2016 12:59:59 AM PST by nickedknack
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Olivia said in an interview that she tried being vegetarian, but gave it up, and now eats chicken and fish. More of a dietary thing of a cancer survivor.


17 posted on 11/27/2016 1:27:26 AM PST by BigEdLB (To Dimwitocrats: We won. You lost. Get used to it.)
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To: WilliamIII
My best favorite with ONJ was/is "Xanadu" with Gene Kelly. Michael Beck, and ELO. Got it right here, in my hand. Magic. I'm Alive. All Over The World. Suddenly. XANADU! Yeah! 34 years ago . . . Slipped away so fast . . . what kind of -- m u s i c -- do we have now? Junk.

Thanks for the heads-up!

18 posted on 11/27/2016 1:51:17 AM PST by imardmd1 (Fiat Lux)
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Around 2000 when I first moved to LA, I went to this parade only one time because a celebrity friend of mine was riding in it. He recognized and waved to a friend and me in the crowd. The parade circled around and came back via Sunset where the parade paused for some reason. We actually walked out to his car that was stopped in the middle of the street and chatted. These days we’d have been dragged away by security before we got to the car.


19 posted on 11/27/2016 4:18:00 AM PST by Moonmad27
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To: imardmd1; WilliamIII; dainbramaged; Ancesthntr; GOPsterinMA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jj5vagsGC38


20 posted on 11/27/2016 5:12:50 AM PST by KC_Lion ("I’m a believer that you don’t need a title, and you don’t need an office to make a difference"~S)
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