People, Aug. 21, 1972

The program called it "the greatest day in the history of British polo"—which seemed a bit much, considering that it rained and the British lost. Still, Prince Charles, 23, was making his debut in international polo as captain of the Young England team, challenging Young America. Charles scored one goal and helped push the game into overtime before the Americans won, 5-4. The U.S.'s Bengy Toda, matched against the Prince, was impressed: "He was a tough player, super down-to-earth, very regular." The Prince offered another opinion. "Very disappointing," he said, ducking under Princess Alexandra's umbrella. -

Actress Joan Hackett was appalled by...

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