Chubby Checker: 15 Things You Didn't Know (Part 2)
When he was 22, he proposed to Catharina Lodders, who was Miss World in 1962. They got married in 1964. Number Four: He Has an Athletic Daughter. Checker's daughter is Mistie Bass, who is in the WNBA. Looks like he was able to pass down some of ...
Sunday Profile: 100 years of self-discovery
For many years, George Garver carried around a faded newspaper clipping about the early career of a young ballplayer for the St. Louis Browns named Ned Garver. Ned Garver would go on to become the only pitcher in modern times to win 20 games in a ...
Flüchtlingsunterkunft statt Gemeindearchiv
„Angesichts der derzeitigen Notlage wäre auch eine Wohnung für eine Flüchtlingsfamilie denkbar“, so Bürgermeister Harald Lodders (SPD). In der Alten Schule im Ortsteil Barkhorst wohnen bereits zwei Flüchtlingsfamilien. „Eine Familie wird aber zum 1.
Chubby Checker honored with mural near site of 'The Twist' debut in 1960
His wife of 50 years, Catharina Lodders Evans, and his children and grandchildren were with him. "'The Twist' changed the dance floor in 2 minutes and 42 seconds. The American people never let it go. It was transformative." The 12-by-40-foot mural is ...