A view of a Prince mural in Sydney on April 28, 2016
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Tuesday marks what would have been Prince‚Äôs 58th birthday, and on Monday, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton officially declared the day¬†‚ÄúPrince Day‚ÄĚ in Minnesota. Prince was born on June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis and died April 21, 2016, at his Paisley Park estate outside Minneapolis.

‚ÄúThe proclamation issued today by Gov. Dayton and Lt. Gov. Smith is meant to celebrate Prince‚Äôs life and many contributions‚ÄĒnot only in arts and culture but also in his many acts of service to his fellow Minnesotans,‚ÄĚ the governor‚Äôs office said.

Not only is today, June 7, ‚ÄúPrince Day‚ÄĚ in Minnesota; it‚Äôs also ‚ÄúPrince Day‚ÄĚ on The Root. Enjoy today‚Äôs content, and celebrate Prince‚Äôs life and legacy.