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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip To Hold Exclusive Party For 70th Wedding Anniversary

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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip will host a private party to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary.

The couple, who wed on Nov. 20, 1947, will celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary with a dinner party at Windsor Castle, where only the pair's closest family and friends will be in attendance, Daily Mail reports.

While this will be the first time any members of the royal family have reached this milestone, there will be no festivities for the public to commemorate the occasion. This is in contrast to their silver, golden and diamond anniversaries, which included national services of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey and the release of official photographs.

For the couple's golden anniversary, the Queen spoke highly of her husband and the "remarkable 50 years" they have shared together.

"He is someone who doesn't take easily to compliments but he has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years, and I, and his whole family, and this and many other countries, owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim, or we shall ever know," she said.

However, despite the lack of a public celebration, the Royal Mint will be releasing a full set of commemorative coins.

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