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PHOTOS: Chubby Checker's 71st Birthday

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 rock and roll star Chubby Checker is 71 years old.The late Dick Clark once said, "The three most important things that ever happened in the music industry are Elvis Presley, the Beatles and Chubby Checker." In February, Chubby Checker, who was born Ernest Evans, marked a special anniversary: the 50th anniversary of "The Twist" going number one on the charts for the second time. Photos are courtesy of Getty Images. See him bust out The Twist with 9News Now anchor JC Hayward here: http://on.wusa9.com/UFemjS

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