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

Javed Akhtar

Screenwriter
Born January 17, 1945

Chris Montez

Pop Singer
Born January 17, 1943

Jane Elliot

Soap Opera Actress
Born January 17, 1947

Ita Buttrose

Entrepreneur
Born January 17, 1942

Anne Queffelec

Pianist
Born January 17, 1948

Mick Taylor

Guitarist
Born January 17, 1949