Ronald Reagan served two terms as President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. A former movie star and Governor of California, he guided America into an era of unprecedented prosperity and was one of the most popular Presidents of all time. He died on June 5, 2004, and was buried at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California.
On February 9, 2005, the U.S. Postal Service issued a special memorial postage stamp honoring Reagan. The stamp design was unveiled by former First Lady Nancy Reagan on November 9, 2004, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.