Actress Marla Gibbs is 85

Actress Marla Gibbs is 85

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of disengagement and flight, but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps, of disappointments, and of sweet success. – Roy Wilkins

EUR BIRTHDAYS

June 14: Actress Marla Gibbs is 85.

BLACK HISTORY

June 14, 1939: The Ethel Waters Show, a variety special appears on NBC. It is the first time an African American appears on television.