Patrick Swayze - Most comments to a Facebook Post set Guiness World Records 2011

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Most Comments on Patrick Swayze Face book Post set Guinness World Records 2011

Patrick Swayze fans made history on the first anniversary of his death in September - their internet tributes to the late star earned them a place in the record books.

The acting legend lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on September 14, 2009 and to mark a year since his passing, Swayze's online devotees descended on Facebook's Dirty Dancing page to remember the actor.

And the huge amount of postings set a new Guinness World Record.
Officials ruled the fans had made the most ever comments on a single Facebook post, with 10,260 notes left in honor of Swayze.

A post on the social networking site reads, "Thanks to all fans who commented on Patrick's RIP post on September 14th. You all are apart (sic) of contributing towards breaking a World Record for the most comments to a Facebook Post according the Guinness Book Of World Records!"

Patrick Swayze Brief Biography

Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on 18 August 1952 in Houston, Texas where he lived until age 20. His mother was a choreographer and dancer and he followed her interests, moving to New York City in 1972 to complete his formal dance traing through ballet. His first professional appearance was as a dancer for Disney on Parade.

His career led him to Broadway and then he had his first movie appearance in the 1979 movie Skatetown, USA. He also appeared in a 1981 episode of M.A.S.H. then had several roles in films and miniseries until his breakthrough role came in the 1987 movie Dirty Dancing where he played dance instructor Johnny Castle.

Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing was a low-budget movie that became a surprise hit worldwide. When it went to video it was the first movie to sell over a million copies and both the Dirty Dancing DVD and Dirty Dancing soundtrack still sell well today. Swayze received the first of his three Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor in this role.

Dirty Dancing Video

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