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Six decades of Queen Elizabeth II making celebrity friends

As England’s longest-reigning monarch, the royal has made quite a few famous buddies.

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Queen Elizabeth II became Britain’s longest-reigning monarch on Wednesday, edging out her great-great-grandmother and the previous title holder, Queen Victoria. During the 23,227 days that she has spent as the country’s monarch, the royal has been a part of historic events, welcomed children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and rubbed elbows with dozens of famous friends. Ahead, the Queen’s meetings with celebrity pals through the years.

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