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Chubby Checker is 79 today
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Chubby Checker is 79 today

Chubby Checker introduced new dance crazes to the mainstream during the early 1960’s, most notably, “The Twist” that made everybody in the whole world dancing to it. the legendary Chubby is 79 today

Chubby Checker's "The Twist" goes No.1 on Hot 100 in 1960
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Chubby Checker’s “The Twist” goes No.1 on Hot 100 in 1960

In 1960, Former chicken plucker Chubby Checker went to No.1 on the US singles chart Billboard Hot 100 on September 19, 1960¬†with ‘The Twist’. The song officially gave birth to the Twist dance craze