People: Aug. 18, 1986

She is as old as the century, but she keeps up with it just fine. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, far and away Britain's favorite royal, carries out a daunting round of official duties, and just because she turned 86 last week was no reason for slowing down: two art exhibitions, a concert and a conservation group were on her birthday-week itinerary. So was an appearance on the porch of Clarence House, her London residence, with her daughters, Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, and two of her grandsons, accompanied by their wives (Prince Charles with the Princess of Wales and the...

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