The World Celebrates Queen Elizabeth's 90th Birthday On Social Media
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Millions of travelers around the world flock to Buckingham Palace or tour Windsor Castle, attempting to glean some semblance of what it’s like to be royal. On Thursday, the world doffed its cap to Queen Elizabeth II who turned 90 years young.
As CNN notes, the queen will enjoy her birthday at Windsor, with droves looking on nearby and millions offering a cheers or two from the local pub or bar.
Below is a snapshot of the various images and reactions we have seen from social media.
But first, let’s enjoy a little chorus from a group of schoolchildren marking the time with a song on Wednesday.
Celebrations get underway in Windsor for Queen Elizabeth II the day before her 90th birthday https://t.co/UvKGuFvzsg— Sky News (@SkyNews) April 20, 2016
Getty Images has a wealth of reactions from a major tourist attraction that happens to be the location of one heck of a celebration. Here are a few images from around social media.
Caption: “When I arrived at Windsor Castle first thing this morning I met Terry Hutt, a well known Royal 'Super Fan' who can always be spotted at any major Royal Event. He's been camping on a bench for the last couple of nights to get prime position for the big day tomorrow!”
Obviously, some Happy Birthday singing is in order.
For the uninitiated, the following video will immerse you in all things Queen Elizabeth.
And here’s a cool graphic that depicts how amazing Queen Elizabeth’s mark has been on history.
Caption: “The 'Three Criers' Town Criers Tony Appleton, Steve Clow and Peter Baker announce the Queen's 90th Birthday outside Windsor Castle today ahead of a much anticipated walkabout where the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will meet members of the public.”
Happy 90th (unofficial) birthday to HM Queen Elizabeth!— Jason Kenney (@jkenney) April 20, 2016
She has served Canada for one third of its existence. pic.twitter.com/PUllnwD21F
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