Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker

American singer
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 (m 1964 - present)
ChildrenMistie Mims
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Videos

5 of the weirdest Super Bowl Halftime Shows

5, Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye (1995). Produced by Disney to coincide with the opening of the Disneyland ride, the show included a snake, fire effects and Tony Bennett. 4. The Blues Brothers Without John Belushi (1997). Belushi had been dead for more than ten years. His brother, Jim, joined Dan Aykroyd to headline the show. 3. "Something Grand" (1988). The 1988 show included 88 pianists on grand pianos, 300 Jazzercisers, 400 swing band performers and Chubby Checker.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

The Decades That Built America
The Decades That Built America
2020
Twist
Twist
PG
1h 18min
1992
Don't Knock the Twist
Don't Knock the Twist
G
1h 27min
1962
Teenage Millionaire
Teenage Millionaire
1h 24min
1975
Twist Around the Clock
Twist Around the Clock
1h 26min
1961

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