Princess Diana 50th Birthday celebrated by fans in London

By on Jul 3, 2011 in Europe, Lifestyle, World Comments

Princess Diana’s 50th birthday was celebrated by her fans and followers in London on Friday, July 1, 2011, who gathered outside the Kensington Palace.

Princess Diana and Prince Charles,
in Balmoral Estate, 1981

Image Credit: Tim Graham/Getty Images

As noted at British news sites that day, Princess Diana‘s admirers left photos, cakes, candles, cards and other forms of remembrances of the late British princess, who was born on July 1, 1961.

“When I ponder where Diana would be now if she was turning 50 today; two other women came to my mind; Princess Grace of Monaco and Jackie Onassis.” Andrew Morton wrote at

“All three eventually left their homelands or social circles to become the independent, international icons of popular imagination.” The report added.

Apparently, Princess Diana’s 50th birthday was also remembered by a lot of websites by posting her photos online as she was only noted to be a fashion icon that symbolizes simplicity.

Recently, a photo of Princess Diana at 50 if she was still alive was published in the cover of Newsweek magazine attracted controversy, as the said photo was altered depicting of what she might look like today.

Princess Diana, or Diana Frances Spencer was born in Sandringham, in Norfolk, England, and the third child of John and Frances Spencer, the Viscount and Viscountess of Althorp.

She married Prince Charles of Wales on July 29, 1981 at the St. Paul’s Cathedral and was watched by millions worldwide live on TV, and later had two sons, William and Harry.

The two divorced in 1996 and Princess Diana died in a car-related incident in Paris on August 31, 1997 at the age of 36, but her memories lives on not only to her family but also to her admirers.

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