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 queen and Prince Philip celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Nov. 20, 1997, with a lavish dinner at Buckingham Palace. The Royal Mint issued a special five pound coin to commemorate the couple's 50 years together, and the monarch was presented with an identical bouquet to the one she'd carried down the aisle as a bride.