July 29, 1981: Prince Charles Marries Lady Diana Spencer

BBC

The Charles/Diana wedding was an event made for the global television age – over 750 million people around the world tuned in to watch live coverage of the nuptials. And thousands of city dwellers turned out to watch the couple’s processional. “Crowds of 600,000 people filled the streets of London to catch a glimpse of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer on their wedding day,” BBC News reported.

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.