The newly wed Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, and his wife Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, wave to crowds on July 23, 1986, from the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London. Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Mother look on. (Photo from AFP/Getty Images)
Before Will and Kate there was Andrew and Sarah. Twenty-six years ago today, Prince Andrew and his childhood friend, Sarah Ferguson, wed in London. The union was watched by more than 500 million TV viewers. Two years later in 1988 they had their first child Beatrice Elizabeth Mary, and Eugenie Victoria Helena followed in 1990. The couple divorced in 1996.