The United Kingdom's Queen Elizabeth II, who is the oldest and longest-reining monarch, turns 91 today. The world's oldest and longest reigning monarch will celebrate her birthday in a low-key fashion privately at her Windsor Castle home near London.
There has also been a thoroughly modern acknowledgement of the Queen's special day, also known as a serious social media response that includes special hashtags dedicated to Queen Elizabeth II. Asked if she was well during a trip to Northern Ireland past year, she quipped "Well, I'm still alive".
But the ever-popular monarch has begun handing over duties to other royals, standing down as patron of 25 bodies at the end of previous year, including the Wimbledon tennis championships.
Some took to Twitter to pay tribute to the Queen.
William joked that gifts made by his children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, were well received as they were handmade, during a BBC Radio 1 interview.
Prince Harry is also admired, receiving widespread acclaim this week for speaking out about seeking counselling years after his mother's death when he was a child.
However, this isn't the only time this year that the Queen will be marking the occasion. She gets a second, "official birthday" in June that coincides with the Trooping the Colour, an event during which the royal family appears on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to the delight of the British public (and anyone who follows Kate Middleton's clothing choices).
One of the most testing periods for the monarch came during the 1990s.
Princess Elizabeth is taken for a ride in the grounds of Windsor Castle in 1927 with her cousin, the honourable Gerald Lascelles, right.
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh pictured at Coleraine rail station for their North Coast steam train historic journey from Coleraine and Bellarena as part of her coronation tour back in 1953. during a visit to the north coast on Tuesday as part of their two-day visit to Northern Ireland.
. This led the country to observe her recovery from a cold she caught over Christmas anxiously.
She's has been a part of the fabric of British and Commonwealth life for as long as anyone can remember. She has now owned more than 30 corgis.
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During the dives, Cassini will measure how much ice and other materials are in the rings and determine their chemical composition. Cassini's fuel tank is practically empty, so with little left to lose, NASA has opted for a risky, but science-rich grand finale.
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