On June 17 “You’re The One That I Want” topped the music charts…

On June 17, 1978 “You’re the One That I Want” reached the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100. 

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta Paramount/Courtesy Everett Collection

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta
Paramount / Everett Collection

The song, performed by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, is featured in the 1978 film “Grease.”

“You’re the One That I Want” performed in “Grease” by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John:

Besides reaching number one in the United States, it was a huge international hit, subsequently topping the music charts in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. As of 2014, it has sold over six million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling singles of all time.

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