Released on August 21, 1987, no one, not even the main stars stars Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, could of predicted the craze this epic movie turned into. We’re still talking about the dance-musical-romance’s sensual choreography, its oldies soundtrack, and not putting Baby in a corner. Here are some not-so-dirty facts about the iconic movie, which grossed nearly $215 million worldwide.
1A Dirty Dancing Reality Show Aired Over Seas.
For two seasons between 2007 and 2008, the U.K.’s Living network aired a reality show called “Dirty Dancing, The Time Of Your Life” in which groups of dancers competed for a year-long contract with Bloc, a Los Angeles-based dance agency. The series took place at Virginia’s Mountain Lake Lodge, where much of the original movie was filmed.