Some 2.5 billion TV Viewers Watch Princess Diana’s Funeral

PRINCESS DIANAOn this day in 1997, an estimated 2.5 billion people around the globe tuned in to television broadcasts of the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died at the age of 36, in a car crash in Paris.

During her 15-year marriage to Prince Charles, the son of Queen Elizabeth II and the heir to the British throne, Diana became one of the most famous, most photographed people on the planet.

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