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

GOLDEN GIRL

In 2002, the queen celebrated 50 years on the throne with a series of lavish Golden Jubilee festivities, including parades, a national tour and an epic pop concert featuring performances from stars, including Paul McCartney, Tony Bennett and Eric Clapton, in her Buckingham Palace backyard.