On This Date In 1981: A Royal Wedding
Their vows will be simple. “I, Charles Philip Arthur wife… ” “I, Diana Frances, take thee, Charles Philip Arthur George, to my wedded husband… ” But there the simplicity will end. For he is the Prince of Wales, heir to the British throne—a lofty eminence still reached by bloodline alone. And in marrying him, she will become not merely a princess, but a future queen—and mother of a monarch to come.
Newsweek August 3, 1981