November 28, 1929: Motown founder Barry Gordy Jr. born

On this day in 1929, Berry Gordy Jr. is born in Detroit. He will grow up on the east and west side at 5139 St. Antoine Street as well as 5469 Roosevelt and 3636 Hudson streets. In 1959, armed with an $800 loan from his family and a million dollars worth of vision, he will found Motown Records.