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Berry Gordy

Record Company Owner Berry Gordy
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Profession: Record Company Owner

United States of America

Why Famous: Founder of the Motown Record Label

Born: November 28, 1929
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Age: 90 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Married Life

  • 1990-07-17 Record producer Berry Gordy (60) weds Grace Easton

Events in the Life of Berry Gordy

  • 1959-01-12 American record company Motown is founded by Berry Gordy Jr. as Tamla Records
  • 1960-04-14 American record company Motown, founded by Berry Gordy Jr., is incorporated as Motown Record Corporation
  • 1961-01-15 Berry Gordy signs The Supremes with Motown Records

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