The #1 R&B song on August 17, 1945

Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well

Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra

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Notable August 17 birthdays in the 1940s

Shane Porteous

TV Actor
Born August 17, 1942

Shane Briant

TV Actor
Born August 17, 1946

Rod Macdonald

Folk Singer
Born August 17, 1948

Boog Powell

Baseball Player
Born August 17, 1941

John Humphrys

Journalist
Born August 17, 1943

Isiah Robertson

Football Player
Born August 17, 1949

Larry Ellison

Entrepreneur
Born August 17, 1944

Sharat Saxena

Movie Actor
Born August 17, 1950