Over the years, the Queen has become known for her poise and composure. But that all changed at the 70th birthday celebrations for her son, Prince Charles. The monarch showed another side to her personality that fans rarely get to see. And what happened during the evening brought people to tears.
Elizabeth II is the eldest daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. She was born in London in April 1926 and became the reigning queen following the death of her father in February 1952. He had become the monarch after his brother Edward abdicated the throne to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson.