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October 17, 1972 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Music

Music release#1 in the Charts

Chuck Berry's "My Ding-a-ling," is #1

Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Chuck Berry
Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Chuck Berry

Birthdays in Music

Person of interestEminem

Eminem [Marshall Bruce Mathers III], American rapper and movie star (The Real Slim Shady, Stan and 8 Mile), born in St. Joseph, Missouri

Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter
Eminem
  • Tarkan [Tevetoğlu], Turkish pop singer (Şımarık), born in Alzey, West Germany

Deaths in Music

  • Billy Williams, American singer (b. 1910)
1972 in Music