Have you ever heard the expression, you can’t judge a book by its cover? It seems as if that thought crosses our mind from time to time, especially when we are surprised with something that is taking place in front of us. It seems as if we have everything narrowed down and we are absolutely certain of what is going to happen next but one time after another, people find a way to surprise us.
That is certainly the experience of everyone who happened to be in the audience for this particular show.It starts out with everyone watching a blank stage with the curtain pulled. The theme from The Space Odyssey was playing in the background and before you know it, the face of three men suddenly popped out from behind one side of the curtain. They were dressed in white T-shirts and matching black pants along with black shoes and white socks.
It seemed as if it was a scene straight out of many of our childhoods and we can imagine that the audience probably wasn’t expecting much to happen at this point. In fact, they entered the stage is a most interesting way and it is certainly something that left an impression on everyone who was in the audience.
The men came out bent over as if they were suffering from a bad back. This really wouldn’t be out of the ordinary, because a sore back is one of the most common maladies that people experience and it is especially common for older individuals. As you are about to see, however, you certainly can’t judge a book by its cover.
As they came out on stage, they stood with their back to the audience and began working on something that was in bags on the chairs in front of them. Nobody had any idea what to expect and the same song continued to play in the background. It wasn’t long, however, before a singular motion that all of them took part in began something that was short with a smile on everyone’s face.
Suddenly, all three men lift a hand in the air and sure enough, there is a glittery, silver glove on each of their hands. It is just like what you would see with Michael Jackson, and the song Billie Jean began playing in the background. That is when the real fun began.
These three men began dancing in unison, throwing their arms off to the side and making that classic Michael Jackson pose that we all know so well. It seems as if they had done quite a bit of practice and they were in unison as they danced in front of the audience.
So who were these men? They were residents of Leisure World in California but they were just about to hit a level of fame that very few people are able to obtain in their lifetime.
Even though these individuals probably don’t use the Internet and they may struggle with a smartphone, they managed to rack up a little bit of online video fame for themselves. In fact, since the video has gone online, it has racked up over 11 million views and it is still going! Once you see the video, you will understand why.
How much practice does it take to prepare for a dance such as this? When most of us think about being 70 years old, we imagine sitting quietly and watching the world go by. It seems as if these three individuals were interested in doing much more than retiring to the rocking chair.
Not only is it amazing that they were able to prepare for this dance, they also had to be physically fit in order to do it. It takes a lot of concentration and work to keep in unison when you are dancing with others. That isn’t even to mention the fact that they were moving around quite a bit on the stage.
We don’t know their names but what we do know is that they are absolutely amazing. They put on a performance that was sure to bring a smile to the face of everyone in the audience that day. When watching this video, you will catch yourself smiling as well.
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