Because Patrick Swayze
Admit it, your heart skipped a beat when you saw this.
“It’s a feeling, a heartbeat’ — Dirty Dancing
Happy Heavenly Birthday Patrick
“It’s amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you” ~ Ghost
The Time Of His Life
Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on this day 18th August (1952) in Houston, Texas. Actor, choreographer, dancer, instructor, singer, and songwriter who was recognised for playing distinctive lead roles, especially romantic, tough and comedic characters.
Today would have been Patrick’s 69th birthday. His epic 80s career had every role imaginable from action hero to sexy, dancing heartthrob.
Return of the Rebels
In the late 80s, ‘Dirty Dancing’ was considered a little risque and definitely not something ‘decent people’ did. Drama, dancing, love and betrayal, social awareness, and a little rebellion.
So what’s your favourite 80s Patrick Swayze movie or line?
One Last Dance
“Dancing is like a magic place, it’s like living in a beautiful storybook, where you can fly, if you want to…” so says Patrick Swayze’s character Travis, to his screen daughter in One Last Dance.
“Patrick Swayze had every intention of a professional ballet career and even though it didn’t work out that way, he carried ballet in his body and in his heart until the day he died” ~ Unknown
“You have to listen to that bird inside that tells you what’s right.” — Dirty Dancing
Patrick Swayze’s birth date adds up to Seven:
Meaning: Insightful. Intuitive. Seeks answers. Music and other arts are key notes.
LEO’s often express their emotions through body movements. It means that they are inborn dancers though other spheres of art interest them too. They like bright shades, bold artistic forms, stimulating activities and can be excellent performers.
‘The Writing Is On The Wall’ and so his memory lives on.
“I keep my heart, my soul and my spirit open to miracles’ ~ Patrick Swayze