Throwback: Footloose (31 years ago)

Whoops, we missed this anniversary!  On February 17, 1984, “Footloose” was released.  This movie was released over 30 years ago, making fun of a small, backwards town whose City Council was literally trying to ban dancing and rock music.

Thankfully, America has grown in the last three decades and we now realize that music and dancing are actually enjoyed by human beings who are quite normal.  This is now universally accepted as fact with the exception of a few really, really backwards cities.

The movie was so popular that it spun off into a musical and later into a remake of the movie in 2011, opening to nearly universal acclaim.



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Mike is the founder and publisher of Save Newport and Chair of Government Relations for the Elks Lodge. He writes, shoots photos, and edits, but much of the time, he's just "the IT guy". He can be reached at: Google+, Facebook, or via email, at