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. ***


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