THE QUEEN IS DEAD - The Album Title


Princess Diana
was nicknamed the "queen of hearts" after famously saying,


"I'd like to be a queen of people's hearts, in people's hearts, but I don't see myself being queen of this country."

 - Princess Diana, BBC PANORAMA, November 20, 1995


The title of the album THE QUEEN IS DEAD announces the death of a queen. ... 





In her most-watched interview, Diana said she wanted to a "queen of people's hearts."  The album title THE QUEEN IS DEAD announces the death of a "queen." ...  




Morrissey named the album THE QUEEN IS DEAD after a chapter title in the novel LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN. ...

Brooklyn is the largest of the five boroughs that comprise the city of New York. ...

Diana "queen of hearts" crashed in the underpass heading directly to
the EXIT to the AVENUE de NEW YORK.
...





THE QUEEN IS DEAD is named after a chapter in LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN.  Brooklyn is the largest borough in New York city.  
Princess Diana, known as the "queen of hearts," crashed in the Paris underpass heading directly to the Exit to the Avenue de New York. ... 




Morrissey named The Smiths' album THE QUEEN IS DEAD after a chapter in the novel LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN. ... 
 
LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN begins with a Biblical epigraph equating the death of people with the death of animals. ... 


"For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts;
 even one thing befalleth them:
 as the one dieth, so dieth the other;
 yea, they have all one breath;
 so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast:
 for all is vanity."


- ECCLESIASTES 3:19

- LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN


On her family's ancestral estate, Princess Diana is the only person ever buried in the animal cemetery. ...  


"It was supposed to be the final resting place of the Queen of Hearts. ...
 The Island has been portrayed as a tranquil, unspoilt haven - a fitting memorial to a much-loved icon. ...
 The shocking truth ... is that the Princess is buried on land used for years as a pet cemetery."

 - THE MIRROR (London, England) July 6, 1998


Princess Diana is buried amongst animals despite having been the world's most photographed person. ...


"a man hath no preeminence above a beast:

 for all is vanity."

- ECCLESIASTES 3:19

- LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN





THE QUEEN IS DEAD is named after a chapter in LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN, a novel that begins with a Biblical epigraph equating the death of people with the death of animals:
"For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; ... as the one dieth, so dieth the other; ... so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast: for all is vanity" - Ecclesiastes 3:19

Princess Diana, the world's most photographed person, ("for all is vanity"), is the only person buried in the pet cemetery ("a man hath no preeminence above a beast") on her family estate. ... 




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 1999, 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. ...



In her film career, the only royal queen ever played by Jayne Mansfield is a mythic Greek queen in THE LOVES OF HERCULES. ... 

Depending on which edition of the DVD you view, the sub-titles will either spell the queen's name as "Deianeira" or "Dejaneira." ...

Traditionally, both spellings of the Greek name are commonly used. ... 

"Queen Deianira" contains the interrupted spelling of "Queen Diana." 


QUEEN DEIANEIRA    





In all her films, the only royal queen played by Jayne Mansfield is "Queen Deianeira" whose name contains the interrupted spelling of "Queen Diana."  




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