In Tribute

Princess Diana

  • 03-03-2019

Many of us remember where we were when we watched the wedding of Diana, Princess of Wales, on July 29, 1981, at St. Paul's Catherdral, to Prince Charles, and, sadly, when we heard about her death on that last day of August 1997. In between, Princess Diana enthralled many with her exuberance and spirit, and seemed to add much more than an atmosphere of fashion and fun to the royals. We saw her love for her boys and admired the considerable effort and time put into maintaining public engagements, philanthrophy and fund raising, and the work that she continued until her death for dozens of charitable causes. Princess Diana was born an aristocrat on July 1, 1961, to John Spencer, Viscount Althorp, and The Honourable Frances Roche, daughter of the 4th Baron Fermoy. When her father inherited the title of Earl Spencer, she became Lady Diana Spencer in 1975.

Now we continue to note her features and, some say, her smile and spirit, in her sons and 1981 doesn't seem that long ago at all.

Diana, Princess of Wales, (née Spencer) born July 1, 1961, died August 31, 1997. First wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II and mother of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and second in the line of succession to the British throne, and Prince Harry.


Talking about his dance with Princess Diana at The White House in The Telegraph, John Travolta said, he felt, for that moment like he was her Prince Charming. 

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