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Governor Dayton declares June 7 to be Prince Day in Minnesota

Tomorrow, June 7, would be Prince’s 58th birthday. In honor of the occasion, Gov. Mark Dayton has declared it Prince Day in the state of Minnesota.

In the proclamation (below), Gov. Dayton encourages Minnesotans to wear purple on Tuesday in Prince’s honor. Click here to read about more ways Minnesotans are celebrating the occasion — including our countdown, on The Current, of your favorite Prince songs.

Prince Day Proclamation