Happy 30th anniversary to 'Dirty Dancing'

On Aug. 21, 1987, "Dirty Dancing" hit theaters


ROANOKE, Va. – Exactly 30 years ago Monday, "Dirty Dancing" premiered.

The movie gave Giles County and the New River Valley a claim to fame, as the majority of the film was shot at Mountain Lake Lodge.

The story of Baby and Johnny began at Mountain Lake Lodge back in 1987, but even now, their story is far from over.

Thousands of people from all over the country have returned to the area this summer to relive the film's summer romance.


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