Nostalgic performances by Elton John and Duran Duran highlighted a concert packed with 68,000 fans yesterday to honor Princess Diana on what would have been her 46th birthday. The spectacle, which flashed giant-screen archival footage of the much-loved "People's Princess," was organized at Wembley stadium amid tight security by her sons, Princes William and Harry.
"We know that if our mother was here today she'd be the first up out of her seat and dancing," the princes wrote in the program. The concert was intended to celebrate Diana's life before the somber 10th anniversary of her death in August. "She's still the figurehead of England," said one fan.