Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. President Gerald Ford. A humorous side note is that as The Queen took to the dance floor, the Marine Band struck up "The Lady is a Tramp". July 17, 1978 at the White House State Dinner.
Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. Presidents Past and Present---Queen Elizabeth II presents President Ronald Reagan with an honorary knighthood, June 14, 1989, at Buckingham Palace in London. Reagan was the first U.S. President in more than 35 years to be knighted by the Queen of England. Only Republican presidents have received this honor. Looking on are Prince Phillip and first lady Nancy Reagan. (David Levenson/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. Presidents Past and Present---President Dwight D. Eisenhower was the first sitting U.S. president to host Queen Elizabeth. Here she stands with Eisenhower at the White House State banquet he held in her honor on Oct. 20, 1957, in Washington. Eisenhower is wearing the British Order of Merit awarded him by King George VI after World War II. (Keystone/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. Presidents Past and Present---When George H.W. Bush welcomed the queen to the White House in 1991, it was not the president but his son who stole the show. George W. Bush is said to have told the queen he was the "black sheep" of his family, then asked, "Who's yours?" In this photo from May 14, 1991 Queen Elizabeth II looks on as President George H.W. Bush tosses a horseshoe in Washington. (Tim Graham/Getty Images)