THE QUEEN IS DEAD - The Release Date of the Album



In the 20th century, the only two Diana's appearing on the cover of TIME magazine were women of English nobility officially referred to as "Lady Diana." ... 

The first "Lady Diana" (actress Diana Manners) appeared on the cover of TIME once, in recognition of her starring role in the 1926 play, THE MIRACLE. ...

The second "Lady Diana" (Princess of Wales) appeared on the cover of TIME several times, starting with her engagement to England's Prince Charles. ...





Actress Diana Manners was the first "Lady Diana" on the cover of TIME magazine.  Her cover story was in connection to her role in the play, THE MIRACLE.  Diana, Princess of Wales, was the second "Lady Diana" to appear on the cover of TIME. ... 




"Lady Diana" Manners, the star of THE MIRACLE, died on June 16, 1986. ...

The Smiths released their album THE QUEEN IS DEAD on June 16, 1986. ...





"Lady Diana" Manners, the star of THE MIRACLE, died on June 16, 1986. 
The Smiths released their album THE QUEEN IS DEAD on June 16, 1986. ...
 




[ At the time of her death, Lady Diana Manners was referred to by her married name, Lady Diana Cooper. ] 




The TIME magazine with Lady Diana Manners on the cover was preceded by the edition with a cover picture of "HEADMASTER" STEARNS. ...

Lady Diana Manners died on the same day (June 16, 1986) that The Smiths released their album THE QUEEN IS DEAD. ... 

THE QUEEN IS DEAD was preceded by The Smiths album (MEAT IS MURDER) that begins with a song titled, THE HEADMASTER RITUAL. ...

The term "HEADMASTER" is another word for the Principal of a school. ...

Hours before her death, Jayne Mansfield had performed in a restaurant that advertised her in print as the "Most Publicized Sex Queen." ...

Jayne Mansfield's performance was preceded onstage by comedian Bob Sweeney who was advertised in print as "The Schoolmaster." ...





HEADMASTER STEARNS is on the TIME cover that directly preceded the Lady Diana Manners cover.  Lady Diana Manners died on the same day that The Smiths released their album THE QUEEN IS DEAD. 
THE HEADMASTER RITUAL begins The Smiths album that directly preceded THE QUEEN IS DEAD.  On the night Jayne Mansfield crashed, she performed in a restaurant that advertised her as a sex "QUEEN."
A "HEADMASTER" is the principal of a school.  On the night she crashed, Jayne Mansfield's performance was preceded onstage by comedian Bob Sweeney whom the restaurant advertised as "The Schoolmaster." ...




In 1967, Jayne Mansfield was killed in her mid-30's (34) in a car crash along with her boyfriend and their temporary driver for the night. ...

In 1997, Princess Diana was killed in her mid-30's (36) in a car crash along with her boyfriend and their temporary driver for the night. ...

Those were the only two car crashes ever in which the only people killed were a world-famous woman, her boyfriend and their driver. 





Actress Jayne Mansfield and Princess Diana were victims of the only two car crashes in history in which the only three people killed were a world-famous woman, her boyfriend and their driver. 




THE DIANA-MORRISSEY PHENOMENON