Musician Al Green is 70.

Musician Al Green is 70.

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. —Michael Jordan

EUR BIRTHDAYS

April 13: Musician Al Green is 70. Singer Peabo Bryson is 65. Singer-bassist Louis Johnson of The Brothers Johnson is 61. Actress Saundra Santiago (“Miami Vice”) is 59. Singer Lou Bega is 41. Rapper Ty Dolla $ign is 34.

BLACK HISTORY

Apr. 13, 1964: Sidney Poitier wins Best Actor Academy Award for his role in “Lilies of the Field.”