This was a week full of celebrations! Madonna opened her MDNA tour in Tel Aviv, Israel; San Francisco honored its most famous landmark; and the Scripps National Spelling Bee included its youngest contestant ever. Across the pond, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attended Queen Elizabeth II's garden party, while the Olympic torch made its way through the UK. Click through our week in pictures to see all that and more!
Madge kicked off her MDNA tour on May 31, 2012, at Ramat Gan Stadium in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Fireworks lit the San Francisco sky on May 27, 2012, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.
On May 30, 2012, at 6 years old, Lori Anne C. Madison was the youngest person to ever compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
A Marilyn Monroe wax figure stood beside cupcakes decorated with her famous pose to celebrate the Hollywood icon's 86th birthday on May 31, 2012.
On May 30, 2012, Ground Zero first responders and recovery workers commemorated the 10th anniversary of the formal end of cleanup operations.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, socialized at a garden party hosted by Queen Elizabeth II.
Torchbearer Jill Edge carried the Olympic flame from Fishguard to Newport during its ninth day in the UK on May 27, 2012.
Models wore designs by Happy Andrada during Philippine Fashion Week on May 27, 2012.
On May 30, 2012, the Pearly King and Queen of the City of London opened The Big Rooftop Tea & Golf Party at Selfridges, where customers can sip some tea and play crazy golf.