And, in light of the day, celebrities have taken to social media to share their tributes in memory of the Black Panther star. Here are just a few of the moving posts that were shared:
Lupita Nyong'o tweeted this sweet photo of her and Chadwick sharing a laugh, saying: "I did not know that I could miss both his laughter and his silence in equal measure. I do. I do... One year after his passing, the memory of [Chadwick] remains this alive in me."
And Michael B. Jordan posted this photo to his Instagram with a caption reading: "Not a day goes by bro… Love and miss you, but I know you still with us."
Josh Gad re-shared one of the final texts he'd received from Chadwick, which contained a moving message about the rain.
And Kerry Washington tweeted a simple-but-honest sentiment: "We miss you King. 🖤🙏🏾"
Viola Davis posted this behind-the-scenes shot from Ma Rainey's Black Bottom with a caption reading: "This day last year you left this earth and us. Man you are missed!!! 💔🙏🏿❤"
And Mark Ruffalo pointed out how quickly time moves, noting that he's "Thinking of you today, [Chadwick]."
Kevin Hart posted this photo of Chadwick alongside a caption reading: "Legends never die….rest in paradise KING!!!!! 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾"
And finally, Marvel Studios shared a truly regal photo of our King of Wakanda, saying: "Honoring our friend, our inspiration and our King, Chadwick Boseman."
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