The YouTube broadcast of Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding on April 29 had a record 72 million live views from people across 188 countries! This number edges out the 70 million live streams of President Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration.
Queen Elizabeth II has been portrayed on screen and on stage more than any other living monarch, most famously by Helen Mirren in The Queen. She was also portrayed in The Simpsons and the recent made-for-TV movie William & Kate: A Royal Love Story.
Talk about a race to the altar! This speedy chapel, named the "Best Man," hit 62 miles per hour in Shelbyville, IL, on Sept. 20, 2010. The pimped-out mobile wedding chapel includes all the necessities, from stained-glass windows to pews, a pulpit, and even a pipe organ!
At the time of calculation on May 12, 2011, Queen Elizabeth II had been the reigning queen for 59 years and 95 days since Feb. 6, 1952. And still counting!
Queen Elizabeth II's face graces the national coinage of 35 countries.
When California couple Wayne and Laurie Hallquist married, they became the tallest married couple in the world — with a combined height of 13'4"!
Blinged-out Queen Elizabeth II is worth a whopping $682 million, taking into account her fine art, jewelry, and property.
Queen Elizabeth II has been photographed her entire life, and will continue to be the rest of her days.