PHOTOS: Over 60 Years of British Royal Weddings

July 29, 1981: Prince Charles Marries Lady Diana Spencer

BBC

Charles and Di even opted to hold their wedding at St. Paul’s Cathedral to accommodate an invited guest list of 3,500. “She made the three-and-a-half minute walk up the red-carpeted aisle with the sumptuous 25 ft. (7.62 m) train of her Emmanuel designed, ivory taffeta and antique lace gown flowing behind her.” BBC News revealed.

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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