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. Royal Families, Queen Elizabeth, The Queens, Gerald Ford, Presidents Gerald, Presidents Ford, Elizabeth Ii, Queens Elizabeth, White House
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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)
President Gerald Ford and First Lady Betty Ford pause on the dance floor at a White House state dinner in honor of Egyptian President and Mrs. Anwar Sadat. October 27, 1975.
George W. Bush pulled out all the stops when he hosted Queen Elizabeth II at the White House in 2007. The state dinner was the only white tie event that Bush held at the White House. Here Bush and the Queen walk with Prince Philip through St. George's Hall at Windsor Castle in England June 15, 2008.