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  • Carmel-Anne O'Reilly

    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, 1977 at the White House State Dinner.

  • Catherine Curry

    In a file picture taken on July 17, 1976 from the Gerald R. Ford Library shows President Ford and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II dancing during the state dinner in honor of the Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at the White House in Washington, DC.

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