Actor Billy Dee Williams attends the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at the Dolby Theatre on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

Actor Billy Dee Williams is 79

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EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough. —Oprah Winfrey

EUR BIRTHDAYS

April 6: Actor Billy Dee Williams is 79.

BLACK HISTORY

Apr. 6, 1909: Matthew Henson reached the North Pole. Traveling with the Admiral Peary Expedition, Henson, with his exceptional navigational skills managed to reach the North Pole almost 45 minutes before Peary and the rest of the men.