The #1 R&B song on August 17, 1947

Jack You’re Dead

Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five

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Notable August 17 birthdays in the 1940s

Kent Twitchell

Painter
Born August 17, 1942

Boog Powell

Baseball Player
Born August 17, 1941

Rod Macdonald

Folk Singer
Born August 17, 1948

John Humphrys

Journalist
Born August 17, 1943

George O'Leary

Football Coach
Born August 17, 1946

Isiah Robertson

Football Player
Born August 17, 1949

Larry Ellison

Entrepreneur
Born August 17, 1944