Quincy Jones is seen arriving for the 17th Annual Women's Image Awards held at Royce Hall.

Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 83

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. – Amelia Earhart

EUR BIRTHDAYS

March 14: Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 83. Actress Tamara Tunie (“Law and Order: SVU”) is 57. Actress Penny Johnson Jerald (“Castle,” ”24″) is 56.

BLACK HISTORY

Mar. 14, 1917: First training camp for “colored” officers is established by the U.S. Army in Des Moines, Iowa.