Why Famous: A prolific composer and record producer for legendary musicians such as Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Celene Dion and Aretha Franklin.
He has won 27 Grammy Awards and being nominated 79 times.
- 1968-10-17 Jazz trumpeter Quincy Jones Jr (35) weds actress Ulla Andersson (22)
- 1974-09-13 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (28) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (41) after 5 years of marriage
- 1974-09-14 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (41) weds actress Peggy Lipton (28) in Los Angeles, California
- 1972-04-15 Barbra Streisand, James Taylor, Carole King & Quincy Jones perform at a benefit for George McGovern for President
- 1985-01-28 Charity single "We Are the World" is recorded by supergroup USA for Africa (Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Quincy Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, and other pop stars)