Chuck Norris Turns 71 in Human Years, 21 in Chuck Norris Years

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Bruce Lee (R) and Chuck Norris, during the filming of The Way of the Dragon.

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Chuck Norris is immortal and doesn’t have a birthday. But if he did, it would be today.

The man, the myth and the legend turns 71 years young Thursday. The martial artist and Walker, Texas Ranger star is also known for inspiring the Internet meme Chuck Norris Facts. Norris told TIME he was surprised by his Internet cult following, although he takes his infallibility and generally agreed upon state of baller as a compliment.

NewsFeed salutes the most important day on the calendar with a few birthday themed “facts.”

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Chuck Norris doesn’t age, he just gets more and more lethal.

Chuck Norris died 20 years ago. Death is just too afraid to let him know.

Chuck Norris doesn’t blow out birthday candles. He looks at them and they melt.

Chuck Norris does not age. Every birthday, it’s just another year added to his existence.

Chuck Norris has never had a surprise birthday party. He can never be surprised.

Chuck Norris was born in a log cabin that he built with his bare hands.

Chuck Norris can have his cake and eat it too.

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