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

Shane Briant

TV Actor
Born August 17, 1946

Shane Porteous

TV Actor
Born August 17, 1942

Isiah Robertson

Football Player
Born August 17, 1949

Rod Macdonald

Folk Singer
Born August 17, 1948

Larry Ellison

Entrepreneur
Born August 17, 1944

Sharat Saxena

Movie Actor
Born August 17, 1950

John Humphrys

Journalist
Born August 17, 1943