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Niagara Falls Purple Display Really Confused People

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Talk about timing.

Niagara Falls turned purple on the same day that legendary musician Prince died at the age of 57.

Problem was, the purple tribute was not actually for music royalty.

The agency that manages Niagara Falls had previously announced that the famous attraction would be illuminated purple in honour of Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday on Thursday.

But with Prince's passing that morning, people assumed the purple Niagara Falls was an ode to his hit song "Purple Rain."

Toronto's CN Tower also went purple, and people were confused with that, too:

It was also for the Queen:

It was a royal coincidence in the end.

Or was it?

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