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

Boogie Woogie Blue Plate

Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five

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Notable October 17 birthdays in the 1940s

Cameron Mackintosh

Music Producer
Born October 17, 1946

Ronn Owens

Radio Host
Born October 17, 1945

Gary Zukav

Novelist
Born October 17, 1942

Richard Nelson

Playwright
Born October 17, 1950

George Wendt

TV Actor
Born October 17, 1948

Nick Tosches

Non-Fiction Author
Born October 17, 1949