Presty the DJ for Oct. 17

The number one song today in 1960:

The number one song today in 1964:

The number one song today in 1970:

The number one British album today in 1998 was a collection of Phil Collins “Hits”:

Birthdays start with jazz drummer William “Cozy” Cole, who recorded a two-part instrumental hit:

James Seals, the first half of Seals and Crofts:

One death of note: Tennessee Ernie Ford, whose “Sixteen Tons” is synonymous with high school basketball playoffs (huh?), died today in 1991:

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