Ray Charles Memorial Library opens in L.A.

Singer Ray Charles performs at the tenth anniversary Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, June 20, 1988. (AP Photo/Ira Mark Gostin)

September 24, 2010 7:57:21 AM PDT
On what would have been his 80th birthday, Ray Charles joined the likes of past presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan with his own namesake library in Southern California.