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1997: Lady Diana dies in Car Crash  
According to Elton Johnís requiem for Diana, the princess was an English rose whose candle burned out long before her legend ever will. It was a lament for an equally glamorous and tragic life which had reached its epic end only days beforehand. Or at least so it appeared. Diana, the ancient goddess of the hunt, was hunted to death by the paparazzi, the modern hunters of the rich and famous.

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Who was with Princess Diana in the fatal car crash on August 31, 1997?
  Dodi Al-Fayed
  Dido Al-Farhed
  Mohammed Al-Fayed