The Royals

Celebrating 60 Years: The Queen's Milestone Moments

As Britain's monarch celebrates her Diamond Jubilee this year, we take a look back at the highlights of her reign


The Kardashians weren't the first high-profile family to let the cameras capture family life behind closed doors. In 1969, the queen gave a film crew unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to life in the royal household for the documentary, Royal Family. Including footage of a family barbecue at her Balmoral Castle country estate and dinnertime chatter at her Windsor Castle weekend home, the film was only aired once amid reports that the royals worried it made them look "too ordinary."