Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sits in the Regency Room at Buckingham Palace in London 19 April 2006 as she looks at some of the cards which have been sent to her for her 80th birthday. Buckingham Palace said that so far she has received 20 000 cards and 17 000 emails. The Queen celebrates her actual 80th birthday Friday 21 April with a walkabout in Windsor town followed by a dinner hosted in her honour by her son Prince Charles at Kew Palace in London. / WPA/PA (Photo credit should read FIONA HANSON/AFP/Getty Images)