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---George W. Bush pulled out all the stops when he hosted Queen Elizabeth at the White House in 2007. The state dinner was the only white-tie event that Bush, a president famous for his Texas drawl and informal style, held at the White House. Here Bush and the queen walk with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, through St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in England, June 15, 2008. (Tim Graham/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)