Gerald Ford (1913-2006) 38th President of the United States 1974-1977, dancing with Queen Elizabeth II at the ball at the White House, Washington, during the 1976 Bicentennial Celebrations of the Declaration of Independence.

Elizabeth II: Dancing Queen

Over the years, Her Majesty has shown that she can royally cut a rug.

We all have our songs — the ones that simply propel us, sometimes against our will and better judgment, onto the dance floor. For Queen Elizabeth II, Quartz reports, it seems that one of those songs is, appropriately, ABBA's "Dancing Queen." Below, the Queen does her thing.

DANCING PRINCESS ullstein bild Dtl./ullstein bild via Getty Images DANCING PRINCESS In 1951, before she was Queen, Princess Elizabeth dances in London. DANCING QUEEN Dennis Oulds/Getty Images DANCING QUEEN The Queen dances with Air Marshal Sir John Eustace Arthur Baldwin at the Hyde Park Hotel in 1954, the year following her coronation. (Click here for more on Queen Elizabeth II's coronation.)

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HAVING A BALL Hulton Archive/Getty Images HAVING A BALL Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip take a turn around the dance floor at a state ball in Malta in 1967. DANCING THE NIGHT AWAY Jimmy Sime/Getty Images DANCING THE NIGHT AWAY Princess Elizabeth dances with Lord Louis Mountbatten, Philip's uncle, in 1951. THEY SAY IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY Popperfoto/Popperfoto/Getty Images THEY SAY IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY Princess Elizabeth dances at the Government House Ball in South Africa on April 21, 1947, her 21st birthday. DANCE CIRCLE Lichfield/Lichfield/Getty Images DANCE CIRCLE The Queen, Prince Philip, and others — it's a bit of a blur — at the Ghillies Ball at Balmoral Castle in 1971. SWING YOUR PARTNER Keystone/Getty Images SWING YOUR PARTNER Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at a square dance in Ottawa in 1951. A QUEEN AND A PRESIDENT Popperfoto/Popperfoto/Getty Images A QUEEN AND A PRESIDENT Queen Elizabeth dances with Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah in Accra in 1962. A QUEEN AND ANOTHER PRESIDENT Wally McNamee/Corbis via Getty Images A QUEEN AND ANOTHER PRESIDENT Queen Elizabeth dances with U.S. President Gerald Ford in Washington, D.C. in 1976. STRICTLY COME DANCING Lichfield/Lichfield/Getty Images STRICTLY COME DANCING The Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in fine form at the Ghillies Ball in 1972. SHE'S GOT THE MOVESPrincess Elizabeth grooves with Prince Philip at a dance in Malta in the 1940s. No sound was recorded with the clip, so just imagine it with ABBA's Dancing Queen playing.



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