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  • May 1, 1917
    Jimmie Rodgers marries his first wife, Stella Kelley, in Lexington, Mississippi, less than four months after meeting her
    May 6, 1917
    Songwriter Kal Mann is born in Philadelphia. He authors Elvis Presley's "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear"
    May 9, 1917
    Banjo player Milton Estes is born in Knoxville, Tennessee. He plays with Pee Wee King's Golden West Cowboys before joining the Grand Ole Opry from 1946-1952
    May 26, 1917
    Accordion player Morty Nevins is born in Washington, D.C. As a member of The Three Suns, he takes part in a 1950 country hit, "Beyond The Sunset," recorded with Rosalie Allen and Elton Britt
    May 29, 1917
    Future president John F. Kennedy is born in Brookline, Massachusetts. He becomes the subject of Jimmy Dean's "P.T. 109," based on an actual event that occurs during Kennedy's military service

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