TIL Roughly 2.5 billion people watched princess Diana’s funeral in 1997. At its height the queue to reach the book of condolences took 6.5 hours. The queen gave her first live broadcast in 50 years

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  1. I like Keef’s take on it:

    Elton John’s reworking of his song “Candle in the Wind” (formerly a Marilyn Monroe tribute) for the occasion of Princess Diana’s death, Keith Richards described John as writing “songs for dead blondes.”

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