"Uncle Dickie" provided indispensable wisdom in matters of state and romance to the impressionable young heir to the British throne.
Known for her indulgences, the royal battled various health issues throughout her life.
The royal shocked audiences in 1985 by appearing on stage with ballet dancer Wayne Sleep in a routine choreographed to Billy Joel’s “Uptown Girl.”
Looking to win the attention of actress Jodie Foster, on March 30, 1981, John Hinckley Jr. took aim at the newly-elected commander in chief.
A romance between the women is depicted in the movie "Ammonite," but historians believe they were simply close friends
The royals' marriage and subsequent divorce were plagued with jealousy, cheating, tabloids and tragedy.
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While the queen welcomed her future daughter-in-law with open arms, their relationship quickly soured, thanks, in part, to Diana's crumbling marriage to Prince Charles.
The two trailblazing women met weekly for 11 years during the prime minister’s three terms, but the rumored tension may have also been filled with mutual respect.
Without any premeditated intention, a 33-year-old managed to find his way into Queen Elizabeth II’s bedroom while she was sleeping.
The royal made some of her most famous journeys via the speedy jet.
Throughout her record-breaking realm as British monarch, the queen has been saved by security, luck and her own strong will.
The Shoshone Native American translated, foraged and soothed tensions for the intrepid explorers, all while carrying her infant son.
In true Diana style, the gown from her 1981 nuptials to Prince Charles represented both her extreme grandeur and sophisticated simplicity.
Formerly enslaved Douglass was inspired by the white abolitionist’s passion, but they often butted heads, including over the raid at Harpers Ferry.
The politician's life was upended following his election to the U.S. Senate in 1972 when his first wife and baby daughter lost their lives.
The 1960 debate was the first time the public could watch presidential hopefuls battle on television.
The 8-year-old dreamed of going to the “beautiful school” white children attended and not the Mexican school, which consisted of two wooden shacks filled with second-hand books and faulty desks.
The social studies teacher was chosen from 11,000 applicants to be the first civilian in space aboard 1986's the Challenger, which tragically exploded upon takeoff.