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Cities Turn Landmarks Purple To Honor Pop Icon Prince

Cities across the United States were extra purple this weekend as they honored Prince. The superstar musician, whose full name was Prince Rogers Nelson, died on Thursday, April 21. He was 57. Prince dominated the music world in the 1980s. Although he was best known for his guitar skills, Prince played several instruments as he produced hit song after hit song. In addition, he was considered one of the greatest performers of all time, known for his exciting shows and unique outfits. Often his outfits were purple, his signature color. As a tribute to Prince, cities across the United States shined purple lights on famous landmarks. Among the landmarks were Niagara Falls and the city halls of Baltimore, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. In Prince’s hometown of Minneapolis, several buildings and bridges were lit purple as well.

Read more about the landmarks turned purple for Prince. 

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