Rolling Stone Day

February 16th Celebrates Rolling Stone Day

Today on Days to Remember we celebrate how on February 16th 1999, Rolling Stone Day was declared in Minnesota.

Rolling Stones Day” is declared in Minnesota by Governor Dayton (and former Rolling Stones bodyguard) Jesse Ventura.

The Rolling Stones played their first concert in Minnesota at “Big Reggie’s Danceland” on June 12, 1964 at the now closed Excelsior Amusement Park. Tickets to the concert cost an outlandish sum for the time: $6.00. In the years since, The Rolling Stones also have played in Bloomington, Minneapolis, and St. Paul.

The Rolling Stones Day” in Minnesota Governor Dayton’s proclamation honors the band for a career spanning more than 50 years.

Dayton took the oath of office to become Governor of Minnesota on January 3, 2011; former Vice President and Senator Walter Mondale served as Master of Ceremony at the inauguration.

Mark Brandt Dayton was born on January 26, 1947 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the eldest of Bruce Bliss Dayton and Gwendolyn May Brandt’s four children.
He is a great-grandson of businessman George Dayton, the founder of the Dayton’s department store chain.

His father, Bruce Dayton, served as the chairman and CEO of Dayton Hudson Corporation, the company that later became the Target Corporation. Bruce Dayton also founded the B. Dalton bookstore chain in 1966.

Today’s YouTube presentation brought to you by user name, (Rolling Stones) is playing the video called, “Waiting on Friend.”

Today’s friendship is how on February 16th 1999, Rolling Stone Day was declared in Minnesota, by Governor Dayton (and former Rolling Stones bodyguard) Jesse Ventura.

Written & Designed by JD Mitchell
jdmitchelldesigns@gmail.com

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