Top Dances of the Century (National Dance Day, Sept. 21)

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Published on September 19, 2019 - Duration: 01:30s

Top Dances of the Century (National Dance Day, Sept. 21)

Top Dances of the Century In honor of National Dance Day on Sept.

21, here are the top 7 dances in the United States throughout the ages.


In 1941, the Lindy Hop rose to popularity as swing music became prevalent throughout the U.S. It was named after pilot Charles Lindbergh.


The Twist was first popular in 1960 thanks to Chubby Checker's song, "The Twist." It came back in 1964 when the Beatles released their cover, “Twist and Shout.” 3.

The 1975 musical film, ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show,’ introduced the song, “The Time Warp,” and its accompanying dance.


Michael Jackson ignited the moonwalk craze when he first did it in 1983 while performing “Billie Jean.” 5.

In 2000, the "Cha-Cha Slide” was released by Mr. C The Slide Man.

The song tells listeners exactly how to do its iconic dance.


Beyoncé brought the “Single Ladies” dance to popularity in 2008, inspiring many celebs and shows to spoof the well-known dance.

In 2016, the go-to dance move was dabbing, with Carolina Panthers’ player Cam Newton being credited with making it popular.


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