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Happy birthday, Queen!

Published:Wednesday | April 20, 2016 | 11:17 AM
Jamaica greets the Queen - March 4 1966
The Queens Prayer - November 27 1953
Royal couple comes today - March 1, 1994
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh laying a wreath at the War Memorial at the National Heroes Park on February 14, 1983. Immediately behind her is the Jamaican Equerry-in-waiting to the Queen, Major John Prescod.
Her Majesty and the School Children: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth greeting school children at the National Heroes Park where she and her husband, His Royal Highness Prince Phillip, Duke of Edingburgh, laid a wreath at the War Memorial in 1983.
File Terry-Ann James, a six-year-old student at the St Simon’s Basic school in Jones Town, shows Queen Elizabeth II the name of her school printed on the sign she is holding during Her Majesty’s visit to the Hugh Sherlock Complex in Rema, South St Andrew, in 2002.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, displaying keen interest in the handiwork of the worker who is making a stuffed toy in one of the craft shops at Devon House in 1983. Behind her is then Prime Minister Edward Seaga.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip greeting former prime minister Michael Manley.

It's the Queen's 90th birthday! Elizabeth II, the Queen of England and head of the Commonwealth was born on April 21, 1926. In her honour, The Gleaner today takes a look back at some of Her Majesty's Jamaican moments.