12 Things You Never Knew About The Classic Film “Dirty Dancing”

Can you believe it has been nearly 30 years since the classic love story “Dirty Dancing” first hit the big screen.

The now iconic movie starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey was originally a low-budget with no major stars in it. After its launch, people instantly fell in love with it and Dirty Dancing became a massive box office hit.

Believe it or not, it was the first film to It was the first film to sell more than a million copies on VHS.

Not only that, the soundtrack to Dirty Dancing generated two multi-platinum albums and multiple singles, including “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life”, which won both the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Song, and a Grammy Award for best duet.

Below is a list of 12 facts you probably never knew about the movie.

RIP Patrick Swayze.

QUIZ: Can You Correctly Identify If Each Of These Eastenders Characters Is Dead or Alive?

If over the past 31 years, you, like me have been an avid Easties fan, you should find this a piece of cake.

If however you are more the type to dip in and out of the show now and then, you may find it a little more demanding.

In the quiz you will be shown a series of faces of famous characters from Albert Square. All you need to do is correctly identify which of them are dead and which are still alive.

Good luck!

QUIZ: How Well Do You Remember The Movie “Clueless”

At the risk of making you feel really old, did you know that Clueless has now been around for over 20 years.

It really doesn’t seem so long since theĀ beloved movie hit the big screen, introducing ’90s teens to the sartorial potential of yellow plaid and an unforgettable lexicon of slang expressions (as if!).

So 20 years on do you think you still know your Baldwins from your Barneys? Hello?!

I think it’s time to take a little quiz.

Be sure to share your scores on FB with your friends.

QUIZ: Can You Match All These Disney Homes To The Princess That Lived There?

If you grew up loving and watching Disney movies, you will hopefully enjoy this little quiz.

You will be shown a series of houses from various Disney movies, each with a multiple choice option. All you need to do is match the house with the Princess that lived there.

Good luck.

And after completing the quiz, be sure to scroll down and leave a comment with your score. It will show up here and on our Facebook page. Especially if you get top marks šŸ˜‰

TEST YOURSELF: How Well Do You Remember Pretty Woman?

It was a film that most girls and a lot of guys totally fell in love with.

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It was originally released all the way back in 1990, but some of the most iconic scenes have stuck with us all over the years.

And looking at the pic above, Julia and Richard still look as cool today as they did back then.

The quiz below has been put together to test your memory of this classic. We know you will have probably cheated by watching it over and over again over the years but still lets see how you do šŸ˜‰

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How Well Do You Remember “Top Gun?”

Can you believe it has been 30 years since the release of the classic movie Top Gun?

The movie was based around theĀ Top Gun Naval Fighter Weapons SchoolĀ where the best of the best train to improve theirĀ elite flying skills. When hotshot fighter pilot Maverick (Tom Cruise) goes to the school, his reckless attitude and cocky demeanor put him at odds with the other pilots. The main rival he comes across is of courseĀ Iceman (Val Kilmer). But Maverick isn’t only competing to be the top fighter pilot, he’s also fighting for the attention of his beautiful flight instructor, Charlotte Blackwood (Kelly McGillis). Yes we all loved Kelly!

There were very few boys who watched this movie who didn’t at one point wish they were a fighter jet pilot.

But how much do you remember about Top Gun? This little quiz has been designed to test your knowledge.
Good luck Goose!

TEST: How Many Of These British Sweets Do You Remember From Your Childhood?

I remember when I was growing up, sweets hardly cost anything and I could eat as many as I wanted and never worried about silly things like counting calories and the state of my health.

Now I am all grown up I have turned into a boring git and rarely even eat sweets. But after seeing the list below, all I want to do now is grab my pocket money, head to the tuc shop and get buying.

Rate your favourite below.

 

TEST: Who Is Your TV Valentine This Year?

Dear people who likeĀ men,

Valentine’s day is approaching and singles are going crazy trying to couple themselves off so that they aren’t alone for the national holiday of love.

While there are many single people who favour the following attitude towards Valentine’s day:

And people tweeting about all the funny things they’re excited to do:

But for those of you eager to not be alone on the holiday that couples dominate, let us help you out – we can tell you who your TV valentine will be this year, and then if you’re still single by February 14th then you can curl up on the sofa with your fictional valentine and your favourite snacks.Ā Sounds ideal, personally…

Should you spend the day in the strong, protective arms of Luke Cage?

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Or maybe you’ll be spending itĀ being serenaded by Lucious Lyon from Empire?

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There’s only one way to find out:

 

Only People With An IQ Score Of 142 Or Higher Can Spell These 21 Words

The little test below has been put together to test your spelling skills.

You will be shown a series of words with letters missing. Below each word will be a number of multiple choice options showing various spellings for the word. All you need to do is to select the word with the correct spelling from the options.

If you manage to get them all correct, go ahead and share your scores on Facebook.

Good luck.