Hotter Than July (1980)

Stevie Wonder – Happy Birthday

Artist: Stevie Wonder
Album: Hotter Than July (1980)
Song: Happy Birthday
Event : Nelson Mandela Day
At its release, the Happy Birthday song was campaigning for the establishment of a national holiday in memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King. In 1986, Stevie Wonder’s determination paid off when Ronald Reagan introduced into U.S. law the third monday of january as a holiday in memory of Martin Luther King.