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Chubby Checker

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Birthday
3, 1941
Birthplace
South Carolina
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
3, 1941 (age 76)
Birthplace
South Carolina

About

Recording artist well known for his sixties dance songs "The Twist" and "Limbo Rock."

Before Fame

He was classmates with 50s pop singer Fabian. He recorded music for Dick Clark's American Bandstand.

Trivia

His song "The Twist" was in the Hot 100 in 2008, as well as in the year it was first heard, 1958.

Family Life

He married Catharina Johanna Lodders on April 12, 1964 and they raised three daughters, Mistie, Ilka, and Bianca, and one son, Shan.

Associated With

He imitated Elvis Presley, among other personalities, for a Christmas jingle recording.

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