The Royals

Celebs Meet the Queen: A Look Back

In honor of her Diamond Jubilee, see who's curtsied for Queen Elizabeth II through the decades


A long way from her days as Norma Jeane Baker, the Hollywood bombshell's world collided with that of the monarch (who was the same age as Monroe – 30) in October 1956, when the queen attended a viewing of the movie The Battle of the River Plate (which didn't feature Monroe) in London's Leicester Square.