HISTORY – Photos of the 1958 Hong Kong Cha Cha Championship Winner 11


That’s right, Hong Kong’s 1958 Cha Cha Championship winner was none other than a teenage Bruce Lee…

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Lee studied dancing as assiduously as he did Kung Fu… He kept a notebook in which he had noted 108 different Cha Cha steps…

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A year later, he emigrated to San Francisco with $100 in his pocket. His passage to the US was in the lower decks of a ship, but it didn’t take long for Bruce to be invited up to the First Class to teach the passengers the Cha Cha…

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His first job in America was as a dancing instructor, though – by the time he had moved to Seattle – he had left his Cha Cha days behind…

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