How the Queen is celebrating her 92nd birthday

How the Queen is celebrating her 92nd birthday

How the Queen is celebrating her 92nd birthday

The audience at Royal Albert Hall got a rare treat Saturday - the chance to sing "Happy Birthday" to the longest reigning monarch in British history.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth (seen here at a flower show) celebrated her 92nd birthday Saturday, April 21, 2018. The Queen also came onto the stage.

He continued and asked the crowd to give her a hip, hip, hooray - or a "hip, hip" as he called it. Sting, Shaggy, Tom Jones and Kylie Minogue were among the performers who took the stage.

Elizabeth was born on 21 April, 1926, and became queen in 1952 at the age of 25.

Her Majesty was introduced by host Zoe Ball and arrived alongside her son, the Prince of Wales, before taking her seat next to grandson Prince William. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II commanded attention in a shiny gold patterned dress, which she paired with low-heeled black shoes.

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With less than a month to go before their wedding, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been dashing around London for official - and personal - engagements.

The couple, who will Wednesday on May 19, looked happily in love at the event. Kate Middleton, who is nearing the end of her third pregnancy, was notably absent. which may mean the world will be welcoming a royal baby any day now.

The queen's husband, Prince Philip, was also missing.

Admittedly, he is 69 years old himself and perfectly capable of embarrassing his own children, you'd imagine, but The Queen rolled her eyes and tutted at him when he referred to her as "Your Majesty" and - even worse - "Mummy" at the monarch's 92nd birthday celebrations. That usually falls on the second Saturday in June, when she joins the Trooping the Color military parade in central London.

Last week, she attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, which brought together the leaders of 53 countries, including former British colonies.

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