According to Seniormotif.com, the 1940s had some of the most fun dance moves that continue to live on today! Do you remember dancing to any of these with your parents or grandparents?
We have put together our top list of dance moves, complete with a youtube link for each for you to enjoy and relive your loved ones' youth!
Top Dance Move List
#1 The Jitterbug
Performed by Jerry Lewis and Sheree North who was an American actress, dancer, and singer
#2 The Lindy Hop
Whitey's Lindy Hoppers from the 1941 film “Helzapoppin”
#3 The Balboa
Judy Garland & Dixie Dunbar From the Movie “Pigskin Parade” 1936. This video also has some beautiful singing!
#4 Latin Dances
Though ballroom dancing and the foxtrot were still being seen on the dance floor, more Latin-influenced dances became popular, especially the Tango.
Here is a Short Film on the History of The Tango and raw footage from New York of the Foxtrot
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