Happy Birthday, Patrick! (August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009)

Born August 18, 1952, Patrick Swayze was a football player in high school and then earned a gymnastics scholarship to pay for college. The movie “Dirty Dancing” in 1987 gave Swayze the chance to showcase both his acting and dancing abilities. Swayze announced to the press in March 2008 that he was suffering from inoperable stage IV pancreatic cancer. The star battled his illness for a reported 20 months, but in the end it took his life. He died at the relatively young age of 57 in September 2009. How do you best remember Patrick Swayze?

This entry was posted in Free Birthday Stuff. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s