Nile Rodgers of Chic performs on day 4 of the Glastonbury Festival 2017 at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 25, 2017 in Glastonbury, England.

Guitarist-producer Nile Rodgers of Chic is 65

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

Nobody can hurt me without my permission. – Mahatma Gandhi

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Sept. 19: Singer Freda Payne is 75. Guitarist-producer Nile Rodgers of Chic is 65. Director Kevin Hooks is 59. News anchor Soledad O’Brien is 51. Singer Esperonza Griffin (Society of Soul) is 48. Actor Columbus Short is 35. Rapper Eamon is 34.

BLACK HISTORY

Sept. 19, 1881: Booker T. Washington opens Tuskegee Institute in Alabama