30 Startling Facts About the World’s Favorite Royal Wedding of Princess Diana and Prince Charles

It was a real-life fairytale wedding watched by millions around the world. Princess Diana and Prince Charles married in 1981 in a lavish ceremony at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Here are 30 facts behind the iconic Royal wedding that reveal all was not what it seemed.

A Whirlwind Romance

Contrary to popular belief, Charles and Diana knew little of each other before they made their way down the aisle. Their engagement was announced after the couple had only gone on twelve dates.