That Regal Rush

updated 10/10/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/10/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Amid thunderous applause, the Queen, on the Buckingham Palace balcony, acknowledged the new royal stars on their 1981 wedding day.

The 138-year-old gilded coach that bears the Queen and Prince Philip to the Opening of Parliament ('89) never turns into a pumpkin.

One crown jewel not locked in the Tower of London, the (Queen Mother sat with one of her regiments, the Irish Guards, in Germany in '84.

A flighty Duchess but a fearless and feisty wife, Fergie in '87 earned her pilot's wings and suited up on a visit to the RAF flying school.

At ease with her heir-raising job, Diana hefted Wills before taking him to Australia in 83 as first royal baby included on a foreign tour.

A puckish Prince Edward disported in medieval garb to lead his team in feudal fun and games at The Royal Knockout fund-raiser he organized in '87.

Charles, a devoted watercolorist who has made a pilgrimage to Monet's Giverny and shown his work in Italy, painted the Omiya Sento Palace gardens in Kyoto in '86.

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