65 years ago today, then-Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten. This article (click to enlarge) on the bride’s fashion choices was part of our coverage in the paper the next day, November 21, 1947.
More on Queen Elizabeth II: her life (so far) in photos, surprising facts about her reign and our front page from the day after she became the queen.

65 years ago today, then-Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten. This article (click to enlarge) on the bride’s fashion choices was part of our coverage in the paper the next day, November 21, 1947.

More on Queen Elizabeth II: her life (so far) in photos, surprising facts about her reign and our front page from the day after she became the queen.

With free wedding, church removes a hitch to getting hitched: Parkcrest Christian Church in Long Beach provides a group wedding and reception for four couples whose plans for getting married kept getting stalled.

So it was a godsend for them when the pastor at Parkcrest Christian Church, Mike Goldsworthy, announced during his sermon two weeks ago that the church would throw a free wedding and reception for any unmarried couples in the congregation who were living together.
"If your only barrier is the cost of a wedding, we will remove that," he said.

Photo: Christopher and Angel Woodbridge, right, have their first dance as husband and wife along with three other couples after a church-financed group wedding and reception at Parkcrest Christian Church in Long Beach. Credit: Christina House / For The Times

With free wedding, church removes a hitch to getting hitched: Parkcrest Christian Church in Long Beach provides a group wedding and reception for four couples whose plans for getting married kept getting stalled.

So it was a godsend for them when the pastor at Parkcrest Christian Church, Mike Goldsworthy, announced during his sermon two weeks ago that the church would throw a free wedding and reception for any unmarried couples in the congregation who were living together.

"If your only barrier is the cost of a wedding, we will remove that," he said.

Photo: Christopher and Angel Woodbridge, right, have their first dance as husband and wife along with three other couples after a church-financed group wedding and reception at Parkcrest Christian Church in Long Beach. Credit: Christina House / For The Times