Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr born
November 28, 1929
The founder of Motown Records Berry Gordy, Jr. born in Detroit, Michigan. Among his first artists were Jackie Wilson and Smoky Robinson.
During his career he signed such artists as The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Gladys Knight and The Pips, The Commodores, Stevie Wonder and The Jackson 5.