It’s been 40 years since the Broadway show Grease was turned into a musical film. When it was released in 1978, it broke the box office. Grease was the highest grossing film of the year and continues to remain the highest grossing musical of all time. The soundtrack album was also the second highest selling album of the year in the United States! Not surprisingly, the film retains it’s enormous popularity today and continues to have a huge fan following. This list takes a look at some facts even the most loyal Grease fans probably don’t know:
10. Olivia’s Leather Pants
The iconic leather pants that Olivia Newton-John wears in the final scene at the carnival had to be sewn on because they were so tight and the zipper broke. Once she put those pants on, they weren’t coming off! Luckily, this scene only took one day to shoot.