Lady Diana Spencer : 1981
LADY DIANA SPENCER 1981: Lady Diana Spencer (later the Princess of Wales) and the Prince of Wales (not visible) being driven from the Goldsmiths' Hall in the City of London after attending an entertainment there in aid of the Royal Opera House Development Appeal. It was Lady Diana's first Royal engagement.
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Royalty - Margaret Thatcher 70th Birthday - Claridge's, London
Baroness Thatcher curtsies to the Queen on her arrival at Claridge's in London for a glittering dinner last night (Monday) to celebrate the former Prime Minister's 70th birthday Baroness Thatcher greeted the Queen warmly, laying to rest past speculation that the two women did not get on with each other. See PA Story ROYAL Thatcher. Photo by David Cheskin/PA 07/03/98: The traditional curtsey could soon disappear, in a round of reforms to further modernise the monarchy, announced today (Saturday). The proposals include restricting the style His or Her Royal Highness to senior royals; confirming that bowing and curtseying to royals is not compulsory; and finally closing the door on palace grace-and-favour accommodation. See PA Story ROYAL Reform. Photo by David Cheskin/PA
Entertainment - Danny Kaye and the London Philharmonic Orchestra - Royal Albert Hall
Princess Margaret chats with Dr Roberto Arias, the Panamanian husband of prima ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn (left), at the Royal Albert Hall. They were attending a performance by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, with comedian Danny Kaye as conductor. It was Dr Arias's first evening out in public since he left Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire after undergoing 18 months of treatment for gunshot wounds inflicted on him by a political rival in Panama.
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