Halle Berry attends the "Kidnap" Mamarazzi screening at Time Inc. Studios on August 3, 2017 in New York City.

Actress Halle Berry is 51

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” – Oprah Winfrey

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 14: Actor Antonio Fargas (”Starsky and Hutch”) is 71. Bassist Larry Graham of Sly and the Family Stone is 71. Actor Carl Lumbly (”Alias”) is 66. Actress Jackee Harry (”Sister, Sister,” ‘’227”) is 61. Actress Halle Berry is 51. Actor Lamorne Morris (”New Girl”) is 34.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 14, 1862: President Lincoln received the first group of blacks to confer with a U.S. president on a matter of public policy. He urged blacks to emigrate to Africa or Central America and was bitterly criticized by Northern blacks.