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Princess Diana’s Famous Friends
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Jul. 31 2017, Updated 10:18 a.m. ET

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With the 20-anniversary of her death this year, interest in the late Princess Diana is at an all-time high. TLC is airing a 3-hour telecast exploring her life, legacy and conspiracy theories surrounding her death. Watch Princess Diana: Tragedy or Treason on Monday, July 31 at 8 p.m. ET on TLC. We look back at Princess Diana meeting with the some of the biggest celebrities of her day. Click through to see photos of the Princess of Wales and her famous friends.

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Princess Diana met actors Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman at the premiere of Far and Away at the Leicester Square Empire Cinema in London on July 30, 1992. She wore a dress by fashion designer Catherine Walker.

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Princess Diana’s friendship with Elton John was well known. The singer shook hands with Archpriest Magio while standing next to Princess Diana during the requiem mass for Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace at the Duomo in Milan on July 22, 1997.

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Princess Diana met actor Tom Hanks, his wife Rita Wilson and director Ron Howard at the London premiere of Apollo 13 in September 1995.

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The Princess of Wales attended the premiere of Back to the Future at the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square in London. Where she wore a burgundy velvet evening dress designed by fashion designer Catherine Walker and met Steven Spielberg, his wife Amy Irving and Phil Collins.

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Princess Diana with Richard Branson at the naming ceremony of the Virgin Atlantic A340 airbus aeroplane Lady In Red on December 6, 1993.

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Princess Diana laughed with Pavarotti backstage at a concert in Hyde Park on July 30, 1991, in London.

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor greeted Princess Diana backstage at the Victoria Palace Theatre after a charity premiere of The Little Foxes in London on March 9, 1982.

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Princess Diana and David Bowie met backstage at Wembley Arena at a concert to mark World Aids Day on December 01, 1993, in London.

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Princess Diana had a conversation with Nick Nolte and Barbra Streisand at the U.K. premiere of their film The Prince of Tides in London, on February 18, 1992.

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Princess Diana chatted with Liza Minnelli the Empire Cinema in Leicester Square at the film premiere of Stepping Out to raise funds for the trust for Sick Children In Wales and for the NSPCC. The Princess wore an ivory and pink silk crepe one-sleeve evening dress by Catherine Walker.

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Princess Diana, watched by President Ronald Reagan and wife Nancy, danced with John Travolta at the White House on November 9, 1985. Diana wore a midnight blue velvet dress by designer Victor Edelstein.

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Prince Charles and Princess Diana met with actor Paul Hogan at the Melbourne Concert Hall on April 14, 1983. We pay for juicy info! Do you have a story for RadarOnline.com? Email us at tips@radaronline.com, or call us at 800-344-9598 any time, day or night.

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