Video Of The Week — Queen Elizabeth II Turns 90!

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Queen Elizabeth II (Photo Credit: gov.uk)

On April 21, throngs of people lined along the street of Windsor to get a glimpse of the world's favorite monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, on her milestone 90th birthday. They were not disappointed.

Dressed in a bright lime-green coat dress and hat, the beaming birthday "girl" mingled with the crowds, accepting bouquets of carnations (her favorite flower) and cards. She even smiled gracefully as the fans cheekily sang, "Happy Birthday, dear Queenie.” This, of course, was one of the many celebrations the sprightly 90-year-old and her husband, the 94-year-old Duke of Edinburgh, participated in that day.

And there are more parties to come. That's because thanks to a centuries-old tradition, British monarchs get to celebrate their birthdays twice - Once on the day when he or she is born and the other in June. Why? Simply because the weather is much nicer! So stay tuned for Queen Elizabeth II's summer birthday celebration on June 11!

Resources: washingtonpost,com, telegraph.co,uk, the dailybeast.com

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548 Comments
  • willowThursday, October 17, 2019 at 5:56 am
    wow
    • Armaan Monday, June 3, 2019 at 7:37 am
      Wow
      • wolfdog
        wolfdogTuesday, April 9, 2019 at 8:25 am
        Wow
        • S.A.S Member.Friday, March 8, 2019 at 10:38 am
          Hello, my queen. May you have a happy birthday!
          • JL R1Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 3:23 pm
            WOW
            • unicorn power!!Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 6:45 am
              happppppyyyyyyyy birthday girl your asomse 90 you go girl
              • Miah ScottTuesday, May 29, 2018 at 11:56 am
                I live in England...... but I didn't get to see it
                • Miah ScottTuesday, May 29, 2018 at 11:52 am
                  woo hoo happy B-Day Queen Elizabeth 11
                  • puppy girlFriday, March 23, 2018 at 11:42 am
                    happy birth-day queen!!!
                    • someoneMonday, March 19, 2018 at 6:25 pm
                      once she dies her son/daughter takes over the crown