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These 16 Photos Show Just How Wonderful Dancing Used to Be

Dancing sure has changed over the years. People of all ages might come to an event with a live band and dance the night away. Sock hops and high school dances were a place to show your stuff. U.S.O. and Lions Club dances were regular events and very well attended. Couples danced the Jitterbug, the Twist, and the Charleston and had blast doing so. Have a look at these photographs that show just how different dancing used to be.

1960s dancing couple- How We Used To Dance

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1940s dancing couple- How We Used To Dance

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1950s dance sign - How We Used To Dance

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1940s USO dance - How We Used to Dance

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1940s dancing couple- How We Used To Dance

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1940s dancing couple- How We Used To Dance

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1950s dance - How We Used To Dance

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1940s dancing couple- How We Used To Dance

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