Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Today in
Prince History

1958 - Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Mount Sinai Hospital in Minneapolis, MN.

1978 - Prince's first single "Soft and Wet" was released on Prince's 20th birthday.

1986 - Prince's birthday show was filmed in Detroit.

1991 - Prince's single "Gett Off" was released for radio play.

1993 - Prince, on his 35th birthday, changed his name to an unpronounceable symbol (The Artist). The media began referring to him as The Artist Formerly Known As Prince (TAFKAP).

2000 - The "Prince: A Celebration" party began at Paisley Park Studios. The weeklong event was in celebration of The Artist reclaiming his name "Prince" after a 7-year battle with Warner Brothers.

2010 - Prince released the song "Hot Summer" on the Minneapolis radio station 89.3.

Random Prince Quote

"Today, the world lost a creative icon. Michelle and I join millions of fans from around the world in mourning the sudden death of Prince."
- U.S. President Barrack Obama, April 21, 2016

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