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March fun facts about dance

Fact 1

A world record the longest conga dance line was set by 119,986 people in Miami in 1988 *

 

Fact 2

Breakdancing was first created as a ‘less lethal’ form of fighting between warring African-American street gangs in 1970s Bronx area of New York City. *

 

Fact 3

In 2008, ballet classes were instituted for police officers in western Romania to help them move elegantly while directing traffic! **

 

Fact 4

Dancer and singer Jeffrey Daniel was a member of the R&B group Shalamar and pioneered the dance move the backslide — which, after he taught it to Michael Jackson, became known as the moonwalk. ***

 
 

* www.kaplaninternational.com | ** www.express.co.uk | *** www.content.time.com

 

 

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