Silver Jubilee


Silver Jubilee

A Silver Jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 25th anniversary.

ilver Jubilees in the British Empire and Commonwealth Realms

In the Commonwealth Realms a Silver Jubilee is held in the 25th year of a monarch's reign (followed by a Golden Jubilee in the 50th year and a Diamond Jubilee in the 60th year).

* King George V marked his Silver Jubilee in 1935.
* Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee was in 1977.

outh Asia

*In South Asia, silver jubilee refers to 25th.

Film terminology

In Pakistan and India, a silver jubilee film is one shown in cinemas for continuously 25 weeks on cinemas. The success measure for a 'super hit silver jubilee film' is minimum 10 weeks on its main cinema. [http://filmikhabar.com/2008/07/16/shah-rukh-khan-box-office-power/ List of Silver Jubilee films of Indian actor Shahrukh Khan] [http://mazhar.dk/film/stars/heroes/mohammadali/filmography.htm List of Silver Jubilee films of Pakistani actor Mohammad Ali]

Silver Jubilees in other places

* The late Pope John Paul II celebrated his Silver Jubilee in 2003.
* King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden celebrated his Silver Jubilee on 15 September 1998.
*Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands celebrated her Silver Jubilee on 29 April 2005.
*Queen Margrethe II of Denmark celebrated her Silver Jubilee on 14 January 1997.
* King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand celebrated his Silver Jubilee on 9 June 1971.
*HEH Nizam VII, Sir Osman Ali Khan Bahadur of Hyderabad state celebrated his Silver Jubilee in 1937.

Reference

See also

* Golden Jubilee
* Diamond Jubilee
* Platinum Jubilee


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  • silver jubilee — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms silver jubilee : singular silver jubilee plural silver jubilees British an event that celebrates the fact that something has continued for 25 years the Queen s silver jubilee (= because she has been queen for… …   English dictionary

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