Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer were married on this day in 1981 at St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England.
How did Prince Charles and Princess Diana meet?
Prince Charles and Lady Diana met in 1977 when Charles was dating Diana's older sister, Sarah. Their paths crossed again in 1980 when Diana was invited to a polo match where Charles was playing. They developed a romantic relationship soon after.
How was Charles and Diana's wedding received by the public and the media?
The wedding was met with immense public and media interest. Millions of people across the globe tuned in to watch the ceremony on television. The event was seen as a fairytale wedding and captured the fascination and attention of people worldwide.
What happened to King Charles and Princess Diana's marriage?
King Charles and Lady Diana's marriage faced significant challenges leading to their divorce in 1996. Reports of extramarital relationships emerged, most notably Prince Charles’ affair with Camilla Parker Bowles, who is now his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall. Tragically, Diana passed away in a car accident in 1997, leaving a lasting impact on the British royal family and the public.
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