People: Mar. 28, 1969

It was time to leave for the ball, and no matter how she tried, Monaco's Princess Grace could not get into the royal Rolls-Royce without destroying her 2-ft-high headdress. What to do? His Highness Prince Rainier simply ordered a truck, the couple settled onto its carpeted floor, and they chugged off to a Dîner de Têtes at the newly decorated Salon des Amériques in the Monte Carlo Casino. Naturally, the Princess was the center of attention in the towering-12-lb. headdress, constructed of gold wire with gilded latticework decorated with tinkling bells. "I feel like Radio Monte Carlo with all those...

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