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WATCH: Google, Miss Piggy Wish Freddie Mercury A Posthumous Happy Birthday

Queen’s Freddie Mercury, who died of AIDS complications in 1991, would have turned 65 on Sunday. (Above is the digital Google Doodle devoted to the flamboyant front man.) Contemporary performers from Katy Perry and Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins to My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way and fellow gay icon Miss Piggy recorded YouTube birthday greetings to the late, great performer.

Sadly, no one seemed to use this moment to speak about AIDS prevention—and it’s a little weird to wish happy birthday to someone who’s dead—but the kind sentiment is still appreciated.

If you want to honor Mercury, make a donation to the Mercury Phoenix Trust or participate in the Freddie For A Day program.

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