Queen Elizabeth II Marks 65 Years on Throne

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In this June 8, 1980 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. President Ronald Reagan walk into St. George's Hall at Windsor Castle, England. On Monday Feb. 6, 2017. (AP File Photo)

In this June 8, 1980 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. President Ronald Reagan walk into St. George's Hall at Windsor Castle, England. On Monday Feb. 6, 2017. (AP File Photo)

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Queen Elizabeth II has reached another milestone, celebrating her Sapphire Jubilee today as she becomes the first British monarch to rule for more than 65 years. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)

Queen Elizabeth II has reached another milestone, celebrating her Sapphire Jubilee today as she becomes the first British monarch to rule for more than 65 years. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)

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Members of the Honourable Artillery Company fire a 62 round royal gun salute from the Gun Wharf outside the Tower of London to mark the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne in London on February 6, 2017. (CHRIS J RATCLIFFE / AFP)

Members of the Honourable Artillery Company fire a 62 round royal gun salute from the Gun Wharf outside the Tower of London to mark the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne in London on February 6, 2017. (CHRIS J RATCLIFFE / AFP)

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The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery arrive for a Royal 41-gun salute to mark the start of Queen Elizabeth's Blue Sapphire Jubilee year at Green Park in central London, Britain, February 6, 2017. (Hannah McKay / REUTERS)

The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery arrive for a Royal 41-gun salute to mark the start of Queen Elizabeth's Blue Sapphire Jubilee year at Green Park in central London, Britain, February 6, 2017. (Hannah McKay / REUTERS)

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In this June 2, 1953 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II wearing the bejeweled Imperial Crown and carrying the Orb and Scepter with Cross, leaves Westminster Abbey, London, at the end of her coronation ceremony. (AP Photo/File)

In this June 2, 1953 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II wearing the bejeweled Imperial Crown and carrying the Orb and Scepter with Cross, leaves Westminster Abbey, London, at the end of her coronation ceremony. (AP Photo/File)

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FILE - In this Thursday, March 8, 2012 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II escorted by The Bishop of Leicester, left, meets members of the public during a walkabout at Leicester Cathedral in Leicester, England. (Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP)

FILE - In this Thursday, March 8, 2012 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II escorted by The Bishop of Leicester, left, meets members of the public during a walkabout at Leicester Cathedral in Leicester, England. (Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP)

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A figure of Britain's Queen Elizabeth is displayed for sale in the window of a shop in central London, Britain, February 6, 2017. Last year the queen, 90, surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest reigning monarch. She has served more than 13 British prime ministers and has been in power during 13 U.S. presidencies. (Hannah McKay / REUTERS)

A figure of Britain's Queen Elizabeth is displayed for sale in the window of a shop in central London, Britain, February 6, 2017. Last year the queen, 90, surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest reigning monarch. She has served more than 13 British prime ministers and has been in power during 13 U.S. presidencies. (Hannah McKay / REUTERS)

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Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride, from Ottawa, Canada, speak to people after watching the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery stage a 41-Gun Royal Salute to celebrate Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's Sapphire Jubilee. (Matt Dunham / AP)

Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride, from Ottawa, Canada, speak to people after watching the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery stage a 41-Gun Royal Salute to celebrate Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's Sapphire Jubilee. (Matt Dunham / AP)

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Horsemen prepare to leave after the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery Royal 41-gun salute to mark the start of Queen Elizabeth's Blue Sapphire Jubilee year at Green Park in central London, Britain, February 6, 2017. (Hannah McKay / REUTERS)

Horsemen prepare to leave after the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery Royal 41-gun salute to mark the start of Queen Elizabeth's Blue Sapphire Jubilee year at Green Park in central London, Britain, February 6, 2017. (Hannah McKay / REUTERS)

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