Although most people tend to think that Richard and Elizabeth first met on the set of Cleopatra in 1963, that isn't the true story. Richard wrote in his diary nine years earlier, “A girl sitting on the other side of the pool lowered her book, took of
The 1939 New York World's Fair - In Focus - The Atlantic. With New York City as a backdrop, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (first car) proceed up the Westside highway along the Hudson en route to the New York World's Fair, on June 10, 1939, soon after they landed at the Battery. A score of New York motorcycle police surrounded the royal car, and several men stood guard on the running boards.