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Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th Birthday - Her Life In Pictures

<p>John Diefenbaker, Prime Minister of Canada, receives the first ever phone call to Ottawa from the Queen. She was inaugurating CANTAT (Canadian Trans-Atlantic Telephone). (PA Archive)</p>

961. Mai. "We had lunch at Diefenbaker’s house and he insisted on telling all these Churchill stories in accent and calling him “old Winston” or “the old boy” or something." - Jacqueline Kennedy on John Diefenbaker during the first couple’s official visit to Canada

President and Mrs. John Kennedy; Prime Minister and Mrs. John Diefenbaker stand during playing of the National Anthem, shortly following the Chief Executive's arrival here May 16. In the back is Group Captain C.H. Mussells. | Location: Uplands, Canada. Date Photographed:16 May 1961

from Face in the Blue

Diefenbaker’s Foreign Policy

The Chief: former prime minister John Diefenbaker - when he was on the campaign trail in the fifties.

Commonwealth leaders meet in London 1960. Left to right: Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Sir Roy Welensky; India, Jawaharlal Nehru; Harold MacMillan, United Kingdom; Queen Elizabeth II; Pakistan, Ayub Khan; Canada, John Diefenbaker; Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah; Australia, Robert Menzies; South Africa, Eric Louw (Minister of External Affairs).

Oleg Cassini (American, b. France, 1913-2006) Medium: Silk, wool, A three-piece dress and coat ensemble. The dress consists of a two-piece ensemble in beige silk and wool with a shell top and a pleated A-line skirt. The coat is beige silk and wool ribbed ottoman, with four cloth-covered buttons. Historical Note: This outfit was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy during her State visit to Canada at a lunch with Prime Minister John Diefenbaker on May 17, 1961.