Happy Birthday Chubby Checker!
Recording artist who dominated the 1960s music scene with the dance song “The Twist.” He was a driving force in making “Limbo Rock” popular, as well as the dance.
He was classmates with Fabian growing up in South Philadelphia and ended up recording for Dick Clark’s American Bandstand.
His song “The Twist” was in the Hot 100 in 2008, as well as in the year it was first heard, 1958.
He married Catharina Johanna Lodders on April 12, 1964 and they had three children together.
He imitated Elvis Presley, among other personalities, for a Christmas jingle recording.