John Sidney McCain III (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018) was an American politician and naval officer who served as a United States Senator from Arizona from 1987 until his death. He previously served two terms in the United States House of Representatives and was the Republican nominee for President of the United States in the 2008 election, which he lost to Barack Obama.
Cindy Lou Hensley McCain (born May 20, 1954) is an American businesswoman, philanthropist and humanitarian. She is the widow of United States Senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain from Arizona. She was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, as the daughter of wealthy beer distributor Jim Hensley.
Carol Shepp McCain (born February 19, 1938) is a former political aide and event planner who was director of the White House Visitors Office during the Reagan administration. She was the first wife of former United States Senator and two-time presidential candidate John McCain.
Meghan Marguerite McCain (born October 23, 1984) is an American columnist, author, former Fox News contributor, and current co-host of The View. McCain is the daughter of 2008 presidential candidate and former U.S. Senator John McCain and Cindy Hensley McCain.
Louis William Tomlinson (; born Louis Troy Austin; 24 December 1991) is an English singer-songwriter and talent show judge. He is known as a member of the boy band One Direction. Tomlinson began his career as an actor, appearing in ITV drama film If I Had You and the BBC drama Waterloo Road.
Marvin Neil Simon (July 4, 1927 – August 26, 2018) was an American playwright, screenwriter and author. He wrote more than 30 plays and nearly the same number of movie screenplays, mostly adaptations of his plays. He received more combined Oscar and Tony nominations than any other writer.
Crazy Rich Asians is a 2018 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Jon M. Chu from a screenplay by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim, based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Kevin Kwan.
The 2018 Asian Games (Indonesian: Pesta Olahraga Asia 2018), officially known as the 18th Asian Games and also known as Jakarta-Palembang 2018, is a pan-Asian multi-sport event being held from 18 August to 2 September 2018 in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.
UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. Vick (also known as UFC Fight Night 135) was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that was held on August 25, 2018 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States.
John Sidney "Jack" McCain Jr. (January 17, 1911 – March 22, 1981) was a United States Navy admiral, who served in conflicts from the 1940s through the 1970s, including as the Commander, United States Pacific Command. McCain grew up in Washington, D.C., and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1931, after which he entered the submarine service.
The 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the XVIII Asiad, is the largest sporting event in Asia governed by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). It is holding at Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia between 18 August – 2 September 2018, with 462 events in 40 sports and disciplines set to feature in the Games.
Raksha Bandhan, also Rakshabandhan, or simply Rakhi, is an Indian and Nepalese festival centred around the tying of a thread, bracelet or talisman on the wrist as a form of bond and ritual protection.
￼￼￼India is currently competing at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta ￼and Palembang, ￼￼￼￼Indonesia￼￼ from 18th August to 2nd September. Neeraj Chopra was the flag bearer for the opening ceremony. India secured a bronze medal in the Men's Team Regu event which was the country's first medal in sepak takraw since the debut of the sport in the 1990 Asian Games.
The following notable deaths occurred in 2018. Names are reported under the date of death, in alphabetical order by surname or pseudonym. A typical entry reports information in the following sequence: Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent nationality (if applicable), what subject was noted for, cause of death (if known), and reference.
To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a 2018 American teen romance film directed by Susan Johnson, based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Jenny Han. The film stars Lana Condor, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Noah Centineo, Israel Broussard, and John Corbett. It was released by Netflix on August 17, 2018.
Noah Gregory Centineo (born May 9, 1996) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in the television series The Fosters, the television film How to Build a Better Boy, and Netflix's To All the Boys I've Loved Before.
KSI vs. Logan Paul is a two-part white-collar amateur boxing match between respective British and American YouTuber personalities KSI and Logan Paul. The first of the two parts was held on 25 August 2018 at 8:30 PM BST in the Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, and was streamed on YouTube's pay-per-view platform.
On 29 July 1967, a fire broke out on board the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal. An electrical anomaly caused a Zuni rocket on a McDonnell Douglas F-4B Phantom to fire, striking an external fuel tank of a A-4 Skyhawk. The flammable jet fuel spilled across the flight deck, ignited, and triggered a chain-reaction of explosions that killed 134 sailors and injured 161.
The early life and military career of John Sidney McCain III spans the first forty-five years of his life (1936–1981). McCain's father and grandfather were admirals in the United States Navy. McCain was born on August 29, 1936, in the Panama Canal Zone, and attended many schools growing up as his family moved among naval facilities.
The following is a list of notable stand-up comedians by nationality.
This is a list of stand-up comedians from the United States.
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This is a list of notable stand-up comedians from Canada.
Darth Vader (birth name Anakin Skywalker) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He appears in the original trilogy as a main and pivotal antagonist serving the Galactic Empire, while his past as Anakin Skywalker and the story of his corruption are the focus of the prequel trilogy. The character was created by George Lucas and has been portrayed by numerous actors.
John Sidney "Slew" McCain Sr. (August 9, 1884 – September 6, 1945) was a U.S. Navy admiral. He held several command assignments during the Pacific campaign of World War II. McCain was a pioneer of aircraft carrier operations.
Lana Therese Condor (born May 11, 1997) is an American actress and dancer. She made her debut as Jubilation Lee / Jubilee in the 2016 superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse and had her first lead role as Lara Jean Covey in the 2018 film adaptation of To All the Boys I've Loved Before.
Joseph Pinckney McCain II (born April 26, 1942) is an American stage actor, newspaper reporter, and brother of late U.S. Senator and two-time presidential candidate John McCain.
To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a 2014 young adult romance novel by American author Jenny Han, first published by Simon & Schuster and released on April 15, 2014. Han was inspired to write the book based on her own habit of writing long letters to boys she had crushes on as a teenager.
The Keating Five were five United States Senators accused of corruption in 1989, igniting a major political scandal as part of the larger Savings and Loan crisis of the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Spaso House is a listed Neoclassical Revival building at No. 10 Spasopeskovskaya Square in Moscow. It was originally built in 1913 as the mansion of the textile industrialist Nikolay Vtorov.
Logan Alexander Paul (born April 1, 1995) is an American actor and internet celebrity. Paul first gained fame through videos shared on former internet video service Vine. Paul's television and film work includes guest appearances on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Weird Loners, and roles in films The Thinning and The Space Between Us.
Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician who served in the United States Senate from Massachusetts for almost 47 years, from 1962 until his death in 2009. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the second most senior member of the Senate when he died and is the fourth-longest-continuously-serving senator in United States history.
Ben Domenech (born January 1, 1982) is an American conservative writer, blogger, and television commentator. He is the founder and the publisher of The Federalist, host of The Federalist Radio Hour, and writes The Transom, a daily subscription newsletter for political insiders. He also co-founded the RedState group blog.
Henry Ewan Golding (born February 5, 1987) is a British–Malaysian actor, model and television host. He has been a presenter on BBC's The Travel Show since 2014. He is best known for his roles as Nicholas Young in Crazy Rich Asians and Sean Townsend in A Simple Favor.
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in the New York City borough of Queens, and received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup was the 21st FIFA World Cup, an international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA once every four years. It took place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018. It was the first World Cup to be held in Eastern Europe, and the 11th time that it had been held in Europe.
Constance Tianming Wu (born March 22, 1982) is an American Hollywood actress. She is best known for her roles as Kathy on the web series EastSiders (2012–present), Jessica Huang in the ABC comedy series Fresh Off the Boat (2015–present), and Rachel Chu in the 2018 film Crazy Rich Asians. In 2017, Wu was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.
Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. She portrays Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl; Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat; Mia Bennett in the BBC's Doctor Who "The Waters of Mars" and Soo Lin in Sherlock.
Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2012's The Avengers and 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
The Late Bronze Age collapse involved a dark-age transition period in the Near East, Asia Minor, Aegean region, North Africa, Caucasus, Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean from the Late Bronze Age to the Early Iron Age, a transition which historians believe was violent, sudden, and culturally disruptive.
Hereditary is a 2018 American horror film written and directed by Ari Aster, in his feature directorial debut. It stars Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, and Gabriel Byrne, and follows a family haunted after the death of their secretive grandmother.
Pope Francis (Latin: Franciscus; Italian: Francesco; Spanish: Francisco; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio; 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State. Francis is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, the first from the Southern Hemisphere, and the first pope from outside Europe since the Syrian Gregory III, who reigned in the 8th century.
Olajide William "JJ" Olatunji (born 19 June 1993), better known as KSI (shortened from his online alias KSIOlajideBT), is a British YouTube personality, internet celebrity, comedian, actor, rapper and white-collar boxer.
Nora Lum, known by the stage name Awkwafina, is an American rapper, actress, and television personality.
Aaliyah Dana Haughton (; January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, actress, and model. Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Aaliyah first gained recognition at the age of 10, when she appeared on the television show Star Search and performed in concert alongside Gladys Knight.
Barack Hussein Obama II ( ( listen); born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to assume the presidency and previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois (2005–2008).
Pete Davidson (born November 16, 1993) is an American comedian and actor. He is a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Davidson has also appeared on the MTV shows Guy Code, Wild 'n Out, and Failosophy.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films are an American series of superhero films, based on characters that appear in publications by Marvel Comics. The films have been in production since 2007, and in that time Marvel Studios has produced 20 films, with 12 more in various stages of production. It is the highest-grossing film franchise of all time, having grossed over $17.
Deadpool 2 is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Deadpool, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the eleventh installment in the X-Men film series, and a direct sequel to the 2016 film Deadpool.
This list of most viewed online videos in the first 24 hours contains the top 20 online videos that received the most views within 24 hours of release across the world. This list excludes trailers, which are featured on the list of most viewed online trailers in the first 24 hours.
Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar (born October 11, 1992), known professionally as Cardi B, is an American rapper. Born and raised in The Bronx, New York City, she first attracted attention for discussing her career as a stripper on social media; coupled with her "no filter attitude", she became an Internet celebrity through Instagram.
Elaine Joyce (born Elaine Joyce Pinchot; December 19, 1943) is an American actress.
Ghoul is an Indian horror web television miniseries based on the Arab folklore monster ghoul, and the second Netflix original from India.
Richard Madden (born 18 June 1986) is a Scottish actor. He gained recognition for playing Robb Stark in the first three seasons of the fantasy television HBO series Game of Thrones and Prince Kit in the Disney romantic fantasy film Cinderella (2015).
Scott John Morrison (born 13 May 1968) is an Australian politician serving as the 30th and current Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Liberal Party since 24 August 2018. He has been a member of the House of Representatives since 2007, representing the Division of Cook in New South Wales. Morrison was born in Sydney and studied economic geography at the University of New South Wales.
Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. Bradman's career Test batting average of 99. 94 has been cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any major sport.
Justin Ray Gaethje (; born November 14, 1988) is an American professional mixed martial artist who fights in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is known for his aggressive fighting style and ability to take damage. As of July 26, 2018, he is #7 in the official UFC lightweight rankings. Born in Safford, Arizona, Gaethje began wrestling when he was 4 years old.
We Came as Romans (abbreviated as WCAR) is an American metalcore band from Troy, Michigan, United States. Formed in 2005, the band has gone through one name change and multiple lineup changes, and signed to SharpTone Records in 2016.
Crazy Rich Asians is a 2013 novel by Kevin Kwan. Kwan stated that his intention in writing the novel was to "introduce a contemporary Asia to a North American audience". He claimed the novel was loosely based on his own childhood in Singapore. The novel became a bestseller and was followed by two sequels, China Rich Girlfriend in 2015 and Rich People Problems in 2017.
Bhanurekha Ganesan (born 10 October 1954), better known by her stage name Rekha, is an Indian film actress. Noted for her versatility and acknowledged as one of the finest actresses in Indian cinema, Rekha started her career in 1966 as a child actress in the Telugu film Rangula Ratnam, though her film debut as a lead happened four years later with Sawan Bhadon.
Badminton at the 2018 Asian Games is held at Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia from 19 to 28 August. The badminton programme in 2018 included men's and women's singles competitions; men's, women's and mixed doubles competitions alongside with men's and women's team events.
The Innocents is a British supernatural television series created by Hania Elkington and Simon Duric. The series premiered on August 24, 2018 on Netflix.
Glioblastoma, also known as glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is the most aggressive cancer that begins within the brain. Initially, signs and symptoms of glioblastoma are non-specific. They may include headaches, personality changes, nausea, and symptoms similar to those of a stroke.
Ariana Grande-Butera (; born June 26, 1993) is an American singer and actress. She began her career in 2008 in the Broadway musical 13, before playing the role of Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon television series Victorious (2010–2013) and in the spinoff Sam & Cat (2013–2014). She has also appeared in other theatre and television roles and has lent her voice to animated television and films.
Ocean's 8 (stylized onscreen as Ocean's Eight) is a 2018 American heist comedy film directed by Gary Ross and written by Ross and Olivia Milch. The film is both a continuation and a spin-off from Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's trilogy and features an ensemble cast, including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, and Awkwafina.
Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng (; born 6 August 1962) is a Malaysian Chinese actress who achieved fame in the early 1990s, after starring in a series of popular Hong Kong action films in which she performed her own stunts.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3. 8 million square miles (9.
This is a list of Bollywood films that have been released or are to be released in 2018.
Nicholas Jerry Jonas (born September 16, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. Jonas began acting in theater at the age of seven, and released his debut single in 2002. He released his eponymous debut album in 2004 to little success, though it did catch the attention of Columbia Records.
Stefán Karl Stefánsson (; Icelandic: [ˈstɛːfaun ˈkʰartl̥ ˈstɛːfaunsɔn]; 10 July 1975 – 21 August 2018) was an Icelandic actor and singer, best known for playing antagonist Robbie Rotten on the children's television series LazyTown.
Disenchantment is an American adult animated fantasy sitcom created by Matt Groening. The series is Groening's first production for Netflix; he previously created The Simpsons and Futurama for 20th Century Fox Television. Twenty episodes of the series have been ordered by Netflix, with the first ten episodes being released on August 17, 2018.
Channel Zero is an American horror anthology television series created by Nick Antosca, who serves as writer, showrunner, and executive producer. The series was greenlit for two 6-episode, self-contained seasons, slated to air in the fall of 2016 and the fall of 2017 on Syfy. The storylines for the series are based on popular creepypastas.
Douglas Anthony Ducey (born April 9, 1964) is an American businessman and politician who is the 23rd and current governor of Arizona. A Republican, he was sworn in as governor on January 5, 2015. He was the state's treasurer from 2011 to 2015.
The Meg is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Jon Turteltaub with a screenplay by Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber, and Erich Hoeber, loosely based on the 1997 book Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror by Steve Alten.
Bryson James Aldrich DeChambeau (born September 16, 1993) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. In 2015, he became the fifth player in history to win both the NCAA Division I championship and the U.S. Amateur in the same year.
Carroll Baker (born May 28, 1931) is a retired American actress of film, stage, and television. Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Baker's range of roles from naive ingénues to brash and flamboyant women established her as both a serious dramatic actress and a pin-up.
Priyanka Chopra (pronounced [prɪˈjaːŋkaː ˈtʃoːpɽaː]; born 18 July 1982) is an Indian actress, singer, film producer, philanthropist, and the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant. One of India's highest-paid and most popular celebrities, Chopra has received numerous awards, including a National Film Award and Filmfare Awards in five categories.
Mission: Impossible – Fallout is a 2018 American action spy film written, produced and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. It is the sixth installment in the Mission: Impossible film series, and the second film to be directed by McQuarrie, after Rogue Nation (2015), making him the first person to direct more than one film in the franchise.
Leonard Bernstein ( BURN-styne; August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the US to receive worldwide acclaim. According to music critic Donal Henahan, he was "one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history".
Meteor Garden (Chinese: 流星花園; pinyin: Liúxīng Huāyuán) is a 2018 Chinese television series starring Shen Yue, Dylan Wang, Darren Chen, Connor Leong, and Caesar Wu. It is based on the first Meteor Garden series and the Japanese shōjo manga series Boys Over Flowers (花より男子, Hana Yori Dango) written by Yoko Kamio. The series is produced by Angie Chai and directed by Lin Helong.
Italic text Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. She began her career as a child singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan where her father C. L. Franklin was minister. She embarked on a secular career in 1960 at age 18, recording for Columbia Records but achieving only modest success.
Big Brother 20 is the twentieth season of the American reality television series Big Brother. It is based upon the Dutch series of the same name. The season premiered on June 27, 2018 on CBS in the United States.
BlacKkKlansman is a 2018 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Spike Lee and written by Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, and Lee, based on the 2014 memoir Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth. The film stars John David Washington as Stallworth, alongside Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, and Topher Grace.
Dharmendra MP (born ਧਰਮ ਸਿੰਘ ਦਿਓਲ Dharam Singh Deol 8 December 1935) is an Indian film actor, producer and politician. In 1997, he received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Hindi cinema. His starring roles in action films earned him nicknames such as "Action King" and "He-Man".
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its territories per the United States Constitution since 1792. For most practical purposes, it is divided into 100 smaller cent (¢) units, but is occasionally divided into 1000 mills (₥) for accounting purposes.
Eric Thomas Decker (born March 15, 1987) is a retired American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football and college baseball at the University of Minnesota, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business and marketing.
The Happytime Murders is a 2018 American black comedy crime film directed by Brian Henson and written by Todd Berger. The film stars Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Joel McHale, Elizabeth Banks, and Bill Barretta as Phil Phillips. The plot follows a world where puppets and humans co-exist, and a joint police force must solve a recent murder spree of retired sitcom stars.
U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), a member of the U.S. Congress from 1983 until his death in office in 2018, a two-time U.S. presidential candidate, and the nominee of the Republican Party in the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, took positions on many political issues through his public comments, his presidential campaign statements, and his senatorial voting record.
In late July 2018, severe flooding affected the Indian state of Kerala due to unusually high rainfall during the monsoon season. It was the worst flooding in Kerala in nearly a century. Over 445 people died, 15 are missing within a fortnight, while at least 280,679 people were evacuated, mainly from Chengannur, Pandanad, Aranmula, Aluva, Chalakudy, Kuttanad and Pandalam.
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH ComM (European Portuguese: [kɾiʃˈtjɐnu ʁoˈnaɫdu]; born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus and the Portugal national team.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, and semi-retired professional wrestler. Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, where he won a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes team.
Stephen McDannell Hillenburg (born August 21, 1961) is an American cartoonist, animator, and former marine biologist. He is the creator of the Nickelodeon television series SpongeBob SquarePants (1999–), which he has also directed, produced, and written. It has gone on to become one of the longest-running American television series as well as the highest-rated show ever to air on Nickelodeon.
Satyameva Jayate (transl. Truth alone triumphs; Hindi pronunciation: [sət̪jəmeːʋə dʒəjət̪eː]) is a 2018 Indian vigilante action film directed by Milap Milan Zaveri. The film features John Abraham, Manoj Bajpayee and Aisha Sharma in lead roles.
Ralph Vaughan Williams ( ( listen); 12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958) was an English composer. His works include operas, ballets, chamber music, secular and religious vocal pieces and orchestral compositions including nine symphonies, written over sixty years.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as Member of Parliament (MP).
Ryan Rodney Reynolds (born 23 October 1976) is a Canadian actor, comedian and film producer. Reynolds began his career starring in the YTV Canadian teen soap opera Hillside and in minor roles before landing the role of Michael Bergen on the ABC sitcom Two Guys and a Girl from 1998-2001.
Bodyguard is a British television drama series, created and written by Jed Mercurio and produced by World Productions for the BBC. The six-part series stars Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes. ITV Studios Global Entertainment handle international distribution for the series. The first episode broadcast on BBC One from 26 August 2018.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. Elizabeth was born in London as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and she was educated privately at home.