The entire Great Britain cheered amidst celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II’s 86th birthday. Not even a rainy day dampened the country in honoring the queen who celebrates her golden jubilee this year. While the queen spent the day in the Newbury Race Horses, a 62-gun salute was fired by Royal Gibraltar Regiment at the Tower of London, performed by the King’s Troop Royal Horses Artillery. The queen has two birthday, her actual date of birth this April and her “official” birthday in June marked by the Trooping the Colour.
|The King's Troop readies for the gun-salute.|
|Gun salute in honor of the queen's 86th birthday.|
|The Queen in mint green.|
|Not even a damp weather stopped the queen from smiling.|
|Queen Elizabeth II spent her birthday at the Newbury Race Horses.|
|Buckingham Palace glows after thousands of self portraits by children from |
across the UK were projected on to the frontage of the palace to form a
montage image of Queen Elizabeth II.