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Number of Records Matching Query: 41
 
BANJO PATERSON BORN
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Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 1864
Description: Paterson's more notable poems include "Waltzing Matilda", "The Man from Snowy River"
Summary: Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson, OBE (17 February 1864 5 February 1941) was an Australian bush poet, journalist and author. He wrote many ballads and poems about Australian life, focusing particularly on the rural and outback areas, including the district around Binalong, New South Wales where he spent much of his childhood. Paterson's more notable poems include "Waltzing Matilda", "The Man from Snowy River" and "Clancy of the Overflow".

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1962
EVENT
 
Event Date: 17 February
Summary: GENE CHANDLER. "DUKE OF EARL"

THE BEATLES
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Event Date: 17 February
Summary: " PENNY LANE". BECOMES THEIR FIRST RECORD NOT TO GO TO NUMBER ONE. 1967

THE TENNESSEE WALTZ
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Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 1965
Description: "The Tennessee Waltz" is declared the state song of Tennessee.
Summary: "The Tennessee Waltz" is declared the state song of Tennessee. It was Patti Page who sang the song recorded in 1950, was one of the biggest-selling singles of the twentieth century, and is also one of the two official state songs of Tennessee.

"THREE DOG NIGHT" - "JOY TO THE WORLD".
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Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 1971
Description: Three Dog Night said that the original lyrics to the song was "Jeremiah was a prophet" but " no one liked that".
Summary: "Joy to the World" is a song written by Hoyt Axton, and made famous by the band Three Dog Night. Three Dog Night originally released the song on their fourth studio album, Naturally in November 1970.

THE CHASERS WAR ONEVERYTHING
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Event Date: Friday 17 February 2006
Description: The show premiered in 2006 and has since produced 58 episodes, broadcast over three seasons between 2006 to 2007 and 2009
Summary: The Chaser's War on Everything is an Australian television satirical comedy series broadcast on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) television station ABC1.

DODIE STEVENS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 February 1946
Description: Vocalist, USA

BOB MCBRIDE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 February 1946
Description: Vocalist, Canada

BUCK TRENT
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 February 1938
Description: Banjoist, USA

GENE PITNEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 17 February 1941
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, USA

RENE RUSSO
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 1954
Description: Actress, USA

JOHN LEYTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 February 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK

HAL HOLBROOK
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 17 February 1925
Description: Actor, USA

ALAN BATES
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 February 1934
Description: Actor, UK

ED SHEERAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 February 1991
Description: Singer-songwriter, producer, musician, UK

JOHNNY BUSH
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 February 1935
Description: Vocalist, USA

DAVID MCCOMB
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 February 1962
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia.

BOBBY LEWIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 17 February 1933
Description: Vocalist, USA

BARRY HUMPHRIES
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 February 1934
Description: Actor, Producer, Writer, Comedian, Australia

DEREK PELLICCI
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 17 February 1953
Description: Drummer, Australia

MIKE SANCHEZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 17 February 1964
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Piano, UK

CHARLIE SPIVAK
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 17 February 1905
Description: Trumpeter and bandleader, USA

BUDDY DEFRANCO
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 February 1923
Description: Clarinetist, USA

NOBLE "THIN MAN" WATTS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 1926
Description: Saxophonist, USA

DENISE RICHARDS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 1971
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

ADE MONSBOURGH
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 February 1917
Description: Saxophonist, Trumpeter, Australia

TWEED HARRIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 17 February 1941
Description: Keyboardist , Composer, Arranger, Producer, Australia

ANGELA MILLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 February 1994
Description: Vocalist, USA

MICHAEL DAVIS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 17 February 2012
Description: Bassist, Producer, USA

KATHRYN GRAYSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 2010
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

ALFRED NEWMAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 17 February 1970
Description: Composer, arranger, and conductor of music for films.

THELONIOUS MONK
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 1982
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA

RUBY HUNTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 2010
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Australia

INES PAULKE
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 2010
Description: Vocalist, Germany

BILL COWSILL
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 17 February 2006
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA

BOB MERRILL
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 17 February 1998
Description: Composer, USA

ARMAND PIRON
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 1943
Description: Violinist, USA

MINDY MCCREADY
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 February 2013
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

JAZZA HALL
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 17 February 2009
Description: Guitarist, Australia

RICHARD BRIERS
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 February 2013
Description: Actor, UK

MIKE WESTHUES
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 February 2013
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

 
 
 
 

 
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