En route to becoming the most prolific pop star of his period, Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958-April 21, 2016) bent both gender and genre.
At once a guitar god, keyboard king and dance-floor deity, Prince was rock 'n' roll royalty, fluent in funk and just as glad to play some jazz. His untimely death at the age of 57 in 2016 left a shocked world wanting more.
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Prince Harry, the youngest son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, will be marrying US actress Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle in May 2018. So how will a foreign, divorced, feminist professional actress of mixed heritage be welcomed into the British royal family, and by the British people? Lars Bevanger has this postcard.
It was a marriage of love, celebrated just two years after the end of World War II, on November 20, 1947. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip now mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family gathering.