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Today in history: Prince Charles and Diana's wedding

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Hundreds of thousands of royal fans took to the streets of London and 750 million from all over the world tuned in to watch Prince Charles marry his first wife, Princess Diana, on 29 July 1981, in what became the biggest royal event of its time.  Scroll down to see our favourite photographs from the momentous occasion, from Diana's grand entrance in St Paul's Cathedral with her 25-foot train, to the couple's appearance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace and their spontaneous kiss, a moment recreated by Prince William and his bride Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, following their wedding in April 2011...

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