News Minnesota Governor Declares Prince's Birthday a Holiday By Raphael Chestang 6:15 PM PDT, June 6, 2016 Getty Images June 7 has officially been declared "Prince Day" in Minnesota. Governor Mark Dayton made the announcement on Monday, declaring that Tuesday -- which marks what would have been Prince's 58th birthday -- would be a statewide holiday in honor of the music legend. WATCH: Inside Prince's Private, Star-Studded Memorial -- Exclusive PicsThe Associated Press reports that Minnesotans are being encouraged to wear purple in honor of the GRAMMY winner's legacy. The Purple One was passionate about his home state and settled down at his Paisley Park compound in Chanhassen, Minnesota, in 1988.Additionally, Prince's birthday will also be celebrated at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, with a "Let's Go Crazy" dance party. The icon was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2004.WATCH: Sheila E. Opens Up About Prince's 'Somber' Memorial, Plans to Turn Paisley Park Into a MuseumThe legendary singer died at his home on April 21 from "self-administered" Fentanyl toxicity. He was 57. Watch the video below to learn more about Prince's connection with Muhammad Ali.Muhammad Ali's Final Tweets Included a Touching Tribute To Prince -- See The Post! This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.