George Duke turns 65 today.

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Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything. – Napoleon Hill


Jan. 12: Trumpeter Cynthia Robinson of Sly and the Family Stone is 65. Singer-keyboardist George Duke is 65. Rapper Raekwon of Wu Tang Clan is 41. Singer Amerie is 31.

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Jan. 12, 1965: Lorraine Hansberry, author and dramatist, dies. (Source: