The 10th anniversary of ''Dirty Dancing''
Hard to believe, but it’s been a whole decade since Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey made the Catskills look sexy in Dirty Dancing. We know only because LIVE Entertainment is marking the 10th anniversary by re-releasing the film Aug. 22. Since we can’t wait that long, we’ve compiled some Dancing figures — to rival those pumping and grinding in Kellerman’s staff quarters.
Total amount film has grossed worldwide to date: $170 million
Cost to make the film: $7 million
Number of Dancing videos sold: 1.9 million
Number of films Swayze has made since Dancing: 11 (Biggest hit: Ghost)
Number Grey has made: 6 (Biggest hit: Bloodhounds of Broadway)
Highest chart position of Swayze’s ”She’s Like the Wind”: 1
Number of songs Swayze has recorded since: 0
Duration of CBS’ 1988 Dirty Dancing series: 10 episodes
Duration of Arthur Murray’s ”Dirty Dancing” class: 4 weeks
Number of times rerelease-obsessed Conan O’Brien mentioned Dancing in July: 9