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Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker

American rock 'n roll singer and dancer
Early rock & roller who became the nation's leading dance specialist in 1960 with "The Twist."
BornOctober 3, 1941
HometownSpring Gully
Net worth$4 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
SpouseCatharina Lodders
ChildrenMistie Bass
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On This Day 26 January 2023: 'The Twist' Banned

Bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic diocese declares Chubby Checker's "The Twist" to be impure, lewd and un-Christian. (Jan. 26)
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