PRINCESS Diana touched the hearts of millions and left the world in shock when she was tragically killed in a car crash in August 1997. Conspiracy theories have clouded her death over the last 20 years - here's everything we know about what happened to the royal. When and how did Princess Diana die? Princess Diana died on August 31, 1997, after suffering fatal injuries in a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris. The tunnel is located right in the heart of the French capital by the River Seine. Her companion Dodi Fayed and driver and security guard Henri Paul were also killed in the crash. Diana's bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones survived with horrific injuries. In the days following her death, a sea of flowers and tributes were left outside the gates of Kensington Palace in an enormous outpouring of public grief. Diana's funeral was held on September 6, 1997, at Westminster Abbey and was shown on British television, attracting an audience of 32.1million viewers. An … [Read more...] about When did Princess Diana die, where did the Paris car crash take place and what age was the Princess of Wales at the time of her death?
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DRUG addled Michael Jackson wanted to “marry” the young daughter of the child star of Oliver! whom he likened to Princess Diana, it has been claimed. According to singer’s former private doctor Conrad Murray, Jacko wanted to wed the 12 year-old Harriet who was daughter of his good friend Mark Lester. The comments have come to light following a slew of new allegations to emerge in the documentary Leaving Neverland. But dad Mark has speculated Michael might have said he wanted to marry his daughter in a "fairy tale" and "innocent" way. Mark explained: "It's very hard for me to tell you in a short amount of time what he was like." But a year later, in an interview with the Daily Mail, he said he was concerned towards the end of Jackson’s life, when the singer remarked that one of Lester’s teenage daughters looked like Princess Diana and he wanted to marry her. He said: “Michael was going off the rails a bit then. I think he was a bit unbalanced. … [Read more...] about Michael Jackson ‘wanted to marry pal Mark Lester’s underage daughter because she looked like Princess Diana’
Jan 16, 7:26 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Media & CultureEntertainment By Camille Heimbrod 01/16/19 AT 3:13 AM Prince Harry and Meghan Markle continue to support Princess Diana even though she passed away several years ago.The royal couple will reportedly join the performers of Cirque du Soleil to show their support for Prince Harry’s charity, Sentebale. The charity helps support young people in Lesotho, Malawi and Botswana who are suffering from HIV.Prince Harry and Markle will serve as the guest of honor at the premiere of the Canadian circus company’s production “Totem.” Prior to their appearance, Johnny Hornby, the chairman of Sentebale, released a statement expressing his excitement over the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s invitation.“At Sentebale, a large part of our educational work with children and adolescents has focused around engaging them through play, … [Read more...] about Prince Harry, Meghan Markle To Honor Late Princess Diana By Doing This
The exact day the local newspaper in Chattanooga started is unknown, but the year was 1869. What is known is that The Daily Times was published on Dec. 30, 1869, and a newspaper has been a part of the Chattanooga community for all the 54,435 days since. A second daily newspaper began publishing in Chattanooga in 1891 and continued until 1999, when the two merged to form this newspaper. Inside all those pages of newsprint over the last 149 years can be found the ultimate textbook on Chattanooga history, with tens of thousands of chapters. "Historically, newspapers have played a unique role in this country's history," said Penny Abernathy, who holds the Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics at the University of North Carolina. "Newspapers have been community builders as well as educators of its citizens. The first thing a founder of a community west of the Mississippi would do is to put out a newspaper because it creates a sense of identity." Abernathy is a former editor … [Read more...] about Moments in Memory
THE guns had been silent for two years as millions of Britons stood to honour their dead at the first ever Remembrance Day. Half way through the two-minute silence a widow, still raw with grief, began to sob. By the time the buglers at the newly-unveiled Cenotaph sounded the Last Post 60 seconds later, nearly 1,000 people were in tears. Tomorrow, exactly a century after the Great War ended, organisers are recreating the extraordinary scenes of the first national service of remembrance in London. The year before there had been a victory parade past a temporary war memorial made of plywood. But in the summer of 1920, the Cabinet decided that Whitehall would be at the heart of national mourning and remembrance throughout the British Empire. As well as a permanent Cenotaph to the Glorious Dead, the body of an unidentified British soldier would represent the 887,858 Tommies killed in the four-year war. His body would be buried in Westminster Abbey, the parish church of the Empire, for a … [Read more...] about First WW1 Remembrance Day saw the unknown warrior returned from France as 1.25m Brits filed past memorial in London 100 years ago