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Video: Dick Van Dyke Celebrates 90th Birthday With Flash Mob At The Grove
Dick Van Dyke celebrated his 90th birthday this weekend with a singing and dancing flash mob at The Grove and more festivities at Disneyland.The still-spry actor attended a special performance at the outdoor shopping mall on Saturday, where he was treated to a Mary Poppins-themed flash mob on Saturday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Van Dyke, who starred as Bert and Mr. Dawes Sr. in the classic 1964 Disney musical film, watched from a balcony above—appearing delighted—as a crowd of dozens performed dances to songs from the movie, choreographed by Dena Spellman and Jenna Spellman.
The performers did their best chimney sweep moves to the song "Step in Time," and also danced to "Jolly Holiday," "Chim Chim Cher-ee" and "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious." Van Dyke then came down to join the mob to sing "Let's Go Fly a Kite" from the film. The crowd also sang "Happy Birthday" to the nonagenarian, who looks and sounds great. Van Dyke shared the video on Facebook with the note, "I am very grateful that at 90 years old, I can still go out and play."
The festivities continued on Sunday, when another crowd celebrated Van Dyke at Disneyland. There, the star was treated to special parade in a vintage ride, and also sang a few songs for fans with his a cappella quartet, the Vantastix.
A crowd of fans serenaded the actor with "Let's Go Fly A Kite," according to E! Online.
Van Dyke even showed the crowd that he's still got his moves:
Van Dyke shows no sign of slowing down, and even just published a book called Keep Moving: And Other Tips and Truths About Aging which offers advice to seniors on how to keep fit.