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A History of Royal Visits to America Told in 60 Seconds (Video)

Ready America? The Royals are coming. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are dropping by New York and Washington DC for a three day visit beginning Sunday.

On their list of things to do are:

  • A 600th anniversary dinner for the University of St Andrews, where the couple met as students
  • Attend an NBA basketball game, where they ‘might’ meet Beyoncé and Jay-Z
  • Prince William is going to a World Bank conference in Washington about the illegal transportation of wildlife parts

For a look back on previous royal family trips to the U.S. see the video above. It’s got some interesting historical factoids and images such as the one featured with this post taken during  Charles and Diana’s 1985 visit when:

Diana boogied with John Travolta.

James Burke
What keeps the world ticking? James is always looking for the answer and the latest news from around the globe. When he's not behind his computer, he's basking in the Thailand sun, or dreaming of the southern hemisphere, where he grew up in rural Australia.

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