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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip mark platinum anniversary

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip laugh at Windsor Castle in Windsor, southern England April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip laugh at Windsor Castle in Windsor, southern England April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip laugh at Windsor Castle in Windsor, southern England April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool
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A young Princess Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh walk in the grounds of Broadlands in southern England, the home of the Duke's uncle, Earl Mountbatten on their honeymoon, November 1947. REUTERS/The Royal Collection/Handout

A young Princess Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh walk in the grounds of Broadlands in southern England, the home of the Duke's uncle, Earl Mountbatten on their honeymoon, November 1947. REUTERS/The Royal Collection/Handout

A young Princess Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh walk in the grounds of Broadlands in southern England, the home of the Duke's uncle, Earl Mountbatten on their honeymoon, November 1947. REUTERS/The Royal Collection/Handout
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A handout photo shows Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle in early November, pictured against a platinum-textured backdrop, in celebration of their platinum wedding anniversary on November 20, 2017. Matt Holyoak/CameraPress/PA Wire/Handout via REUTERS

A handout photo shows Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle in early November, pictured against a platinum-textured backdrop, in celebration of their platinum wedding anniversary on November 20, 2017. Matt...more

A handout photo shows Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle in early November, pictured against a platinum-textured backdrop, in celebration of their platinum wedding anniversary on November 20, 2017. Matt Holyoak/CameraPress/PA Wire/Handout via REUTERS
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Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip and David Webster talk with Margot Fonteyn at CG Gala, June 10, 1958. REUTERS/Stringer

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip and David Webster talk with Margot Fonteyn at CG Gala, June 10, 1958. REUTERS/Stringer

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip and David Webster talk with Margot Fonteyn at CG Gala, June 10, 1958. REUTERS/Stringer
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Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh view the restored bed-chamber at the Maritime Museum in London, May 1, 1990.  REUTERS/Mike Parsson

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh view the restored bed-chamber at the Maritime Museum in London, May 1, 1990. REUTERS/Mike Parsson

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh view the restored bed-chamber at the Maritime Museum in London, May 1, 1990. REUTERS/Mike Parsson
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The hand of Queen Elizabeth is held by her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, after her speech at the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords in London, November 13, 2002. REUTERS/Russell Boyce

The hand of Queen Elizabeth is held by her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, after her speech at the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords in London, November 13, 2002. REUTERS/Russell Boyce

The hand of Queen Elizabeth is held by her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, after her speech at the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords in London, November 13, 2002. REUTERS/Russell Boyce
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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip share a moment as they attend the Beating the Retreat ceremony on Horseguards Parade, June 12, 1996. REUTERS/Stringer

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip share a moment as they attend the Beating the Retreat ceremony on Horseguards Parade, June 12, 1996. REUTERS/Stringer

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip share a moment as they attend the Beating the Retreat ceremony on Horseguards Parade, June 12, 1996. REUTERS/Stringer
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh walk at Broadlands in Romsey, southern England in 2007. REUTERS/Fiona Hanson/Pool

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh walk at Broadlands in Romsey, southern England in 2007. REUTERS/Fiona Hanson/Pool

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh walk at Broadlands in Romsey, southern England in 2007. REUTERS/Fiona Hanson/Pool
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A pigeon flies ahead of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, and Princes William, Harry and Kate Duchess of Cambridge behind as they wave to guests attending the Patron's Lunch on the Mall, an event to mark her 90th birthday, in London, June 12, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A pigeon flies ahead of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, and Princes William, Harry and Kate Duchess of Cambridge behind as they wave to guests attending the Patron's Lunch on the Mall, an event to mark her 90th birthday, in London, June 12, 2016....more

A pigeon flies ahead of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, and Princes William, Harry and Kate Duchess of Cambridge behind as they wave to guests attending the Patron's Lunch on the Mall, an event to mark her 90th birthday, in London, June 12, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Queen Elizabeth watches as Prince Philip feeds an elephant during a visit to Whipsnade Zoo where the Queen opened the new Centre for Elephant Care, in Dunstable, Britain April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Queen Elizabeth watches as Prince Philip feeds an elephant during a visit to Whipsnade Zoo where the Queen opened the new Centre for Elephant Care, in Dunstable, Britain April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Queen Elizabeth watches as Prince Philip feeds an elephant during a visit to Whipsnade Zoo where the Queen opened the new Centre for Elephant Care, in Dunstable, Britain April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Members of Britain's royal family (front L-R) Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth cheer as competitors participate in a sack race at the Braemar Gathering in Braemar, Scotland September 1, 2012. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Members of Britain's royal family (front L-R) Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth cheer as competitors participate in a sack race at the Braemar Gathering in Braemar, Scotland September 1, 2012. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Members of Britain's royal family (front L-R) Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth cheer as competitors participate in a sack race at the Braemar Gathering in Braemar, Scotland September 1, 2012. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip wait to greet guests prior to a state banquet at Bellevue presidential palace in Berlin, Germany June 24, 2015. REUTERS/Wolfgang Kumm/Pool

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip wait to greet guests prior to a state banquet at Bellevue presidential palace in Berlin, Germany June 24, 2015. REUTERS/Wolfgang Kumm/Pool

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip wait to greet guests prior to a state banquet at Bellevue presidential palace in Berlin, Germany June 24, 2015. REUTERS/Wolfgang Kumm/Pool
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Queen Elizabeth is accompanied by Prince Philip as they proceed through the Royal Gallery before the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, at the Palace of Westminster in London Britain May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Queen Elizabeth is accompanied by Prince Philip as they proceed through the Royal Gallery before the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, at the Palace of Westminster in London Britain May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Queen Elizabeth is accompanied by Prince Philip as they proceed through the Royal Gallery before the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, at the Palace of Westminster in London Britain May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett
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Prince Philip sits with the Queen as she delivers her speech in the House of Lords, during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London June 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool

Prince Philip sits with the Queen as she delivers her speech in the House of Lords, during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool

Prince Philip sits with the Queen as she delivers her speech in the House of Lords, during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Carl Court/Pool
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Queen Elizabeth presents her husband Prince Philip with New Zealand's highest honor, the Order of New Zealand at Buckingham Palace in London June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Anthony Devlin/Pool

Queen Elizabeth presents her husband Prince Philip with New Zealand's highest honor, the Order of New Zealand at Buckingham Palace in London June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Anthony Devlin/Pool

Queen Elizabeth presents her husband Prince Philip with New Zealand's highest honor, the Order of New Zealand at Buckingham Palace in London June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Anthony Devlin/Pool
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Queen Elizabeth travels with Prince Philip on the Scottish Borders railway line, in Scotland, September 9, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Milligan/Pool

Queen Elizabeth travels with Prince Philip on the Scottish Borders railway line, in Scotland, September 9, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Milligan/Pool

Queen Elizabeth travels with Prince Philip on the Scottish Borders railway line, in Scotland, September 9, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Milligan/Pool
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Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip pause during a tour of the Royal London Hospital in east London on February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Ian Gavan/Pool

Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip pause during a tour of the Royal London Hospital in east London on February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Ian Gavan/Pool

Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip pause during a tour of the Royal London Hospital in east London on February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Ian Gavan/Pool
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Queen Elizabeth speaks to her husband Prince Philip as they attend the official re-opening of the Cutty Sark in Greenwich, London April 25, 2012. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Queen Elizabeth speaks to her husband Prince Philip as they attend the official re-opening of the Cutty Sark in Greenwich, London April 25, 2012. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Queen Elizabeth speaks to her husband Prince Philip as they attend the official re-opening of the Cutty Sark in Greenwich, London April 25, 2012. REUTERS/Paul Hackett
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Prince Philip leans over to talk to Queen Elizabeth as they watch performers during a visit to the Manchester Central Convention Centre in Manchester, northern England March 23, 2012. REUTERS/Jon Super/Pool

Prince Philip leans over to talk to Queen Elizabeth as they watch performers during a visit to the Manchester Central Convention Centre in Manchester, northern England March 23, 2012. REUTERS/Jon Super/Pool

Prince Philip leans over to talk to Queen Elizabeth as they watch performers during a visit to the Manchester Central Convention Centre in Manchester, northern England March 23, 2012. REUTERS/Jon Super/Pool
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Queen Elizabeth addresses both Houses of Parliament, next to her husband Prince Philip at Westminster Hall in London March 20, 2012. REUTERS/Jack Hill/Pool

Queen Elizabeth addresses both Houses of Parliament, next to her husband Prince Philip at Westminster Hall in London March 20, 2012. REUTERS/Jack Hill/Pool

Queen Elizabeth addresses both Houses of Parliament, next to her husband Prince Philip at Westminster Hall in London March 20, 2012. REUTERS/Jack Hill/Pool
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