The #1 R&B song on October 17, 1956

Honky Tonk (Parts 1 & 2)

Bill Doggett

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Notable October 17 birthdays in the 1950s

Vincent Van Patten

Tennis Player
Born October 17, 1957

Guy Henry

TV Actor
Born October 17, 1960

Kevin Smart

Soccer Player
Born October 17, 1958

Wally Lamb

Novelist
Born October 17, 1950

Patti Cohenour

Stage Actress
Born October 17, 1952

Richard Roeper

Journalist
Born October 17, 1959

Susan Stroman

Choreographer
Born October 17, 1954

John Moody

Journalist
Born October 17, 1953