1963 – San Francisco’s Cow Palace holds a Limbo Party hosted by “Twist” hit-maker Chubby Checker. Performers include Marvin Gaye, the Four Seasons, the Crystals, Lou Christie, Dick & Dee Dee, Paul & Paula, and Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass.
1949 – Bruce Springsteen is born in Freehold, N.J., which last time we looked was indeed still in the U.S.A. Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American songwriter, singer and guitarist. He has recorded and toured with the E Street Band. Springsteen is widely known for his brand of heartland rock […]
1941 – Chubby Checker (Ernest Evans) is born in Philadelphia. His biggest hit is “The Twist,” which hits No. 1 in both 1960 and 1962, the only rock song to re-enter Chart Toppers’s Hot 100 and return to the top spot. Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans on October 3, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter best […]