The #1 R&B song on January 17, 1944

G.I. Jive

Johnny Mercer with Paul Weston and his Orchestra

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Notable January 17 birthdays in the 1940s

Preston Pearson

Football Player
Born January 17, 1945

Lounis Ait Menguellet

World Music Singer
Born January 17, 1950

Chris Montez

Pop Singer
Born January 17, 1943

Debbie Watson

TV Actress
Born January 17, 1949

Ita Buttrose

Entrepreneur
Born January 17, 1942

Jane Elliot

Soap Opera Actress
Born January 17, 1947