Garden State legend Bruce Springsteen is getting his own vacation in New Jersey. On Saturday, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Sept.
23 would officially be declared “Bruce Springsteen Day” in honor of the singer’s birthday.
Murphy made the announcement at the American Music Honors held at the Bruce Springsteen Libraries and Center for American Music at Monmouth University, CBS News Philadelphia reported.
“Bruce Springsteen is one of the most recognized, iconic, and influential musicians and New Jerseyans of all time,” Murphy said.
His gift of music is the giving of his time to causes close to his heart.”We thank him for showing the world what it means to live our New Jersey values.
I am honored and proud to announce his birthday Bruce Springsteen Day in New Jersey,” he added. In 2016, Springsteen received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama and this time he was awarded the National Medal of Commerce by President Biden.