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Throwback Thursday: Do you remember the Lambada? The forbidden dance?

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KHQ.COM - Do you remember the Lambada in 1990? Did you pay your hard earned cash to see the two films based on "the forbidden dance?" One of the movies was actually called "The Forbidden Dance." Imbd.com has this description of the other movie aptly named, Lambada: "Kevin Laird is a Beverly Hills school teacher by day and a mystery man by night. Using his lambada dance moves to first earn the kid's respect and acceptance, Kevin then teaches them academics. But when a jealous student exposes Kevin's double life, his two worlds collide, threatening his job and reputation."

Box office winner? According to boxofficemojo.com the movie grossed just $4.2 million in its first week. "The Forbidden Dance" grossed 1.8 million.

Watch the youtube video above to see where it all began in 1989:

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