This Day in History: Honoring Prince on What Would Have Been His 66th Birthday


Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami on Feb. 4, 2007. The world premiere stage adaptation of Prince’s film and album “Purple Rain” is set for spring 2025 in Prince’s hometown of Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
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On June 7, we celebrate what would have been the 66th birthday of Prince, a musical genius who transformed the landscape of popular music.

Born in 1958 in Minneapolis, Prince Rogers Nelson dazzled the world with his innovative blend of rock, funk, and pop, creating timeless hits like “Purple Rain,” “Kiss,” and “When Doves Cry.”

His flamboyant style and electrifying performances set him apart as an icon of creativity and individuality. Tragically, Prince passed away on April 21, 2016, at the age of 57, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire and captivate.

Happy heavenly birthday, Prince.

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