Silver jubilee

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Silver jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 25th anniversary. The anniversary celebrations can be of a wedding anniversary, the 25th year of a monarch's reign or anything that has completed a 25-year mark.

Silver jubilees in recent history[edit]

Monarch Year of Silver Jubilee
King George II of Great Britain 1752.
King George III of the United Kingdom 1785.
King Frederick William III of Prussia 1822.
King William I of Württemberg 1841.
King Charles XIV John of Sweden 1843.
Heinrich LXII, Prince Reuss Younger Line 1843.
Heinrich LXXII, Prince Reuss of Lobenstein and Ebersdorf 1847.
Queen Victoria's 1862
Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1869.
Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria 2 December 1873.
King William III of the Netherlands 1874.
Tsar Alexander II of Russia 1880.
Emperor Wilhelm I of Germany 1886
King Christian IX of Denmark 1888.
King Chulalongkorn of Siam 1893.
Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt 1896.
King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway 18 September 1897.
Sultan Abdulhamid II of Ottoman Empire 31 August 1901.
Charles Gonthier, Prince of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen 1905.
Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria 1911.
Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany 15 June 1913.
Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse 1917.
Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands 1923.
King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy 1925.
King Haakon VII of Norway 1930.
King George V of the United Kingdom 1935
King Christian X of Denmark 1937.
Prince Louis II of Monaco 1947.
Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia 2 November 1955.
King Bhumibol of Thailand 9 June 1971.
Queen Juliana of the Netherlands 1973.
Prince Rainier III of Monaco 1974.
King Baudouin of Belgium 1976.
Queen Elizabeth II 1977.
King Hussein of Jordan 1977.
President Urho Kekkonen of Finland 1 March 1981.
King Olav V of Norway 1982.
His Highness the Aga Khan IV July 11, 1982 to July 11, 1983 [1]
King Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho 1985
King Hassan II of Morocco 1986.
Alhaji (Dr.) Ado Bayero The Emir of Kano, Nigeria June 1988
Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg 1989.
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei 1992.
Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria 1996.
Joan Martí i Alanis, Co-Prince of Andorra 1996.
King Dipendra of Nepal 1996.
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark 14 January 1997.
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden 15 September 1998.
King Juan Carlos I of Spain 22 November 2000.
Pope John Paul II 2003.
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands 29 April 2005.
Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak, Malaysia 3 February 2009.
Emperor Akihito of Japan 7 January 2014.
Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein 2014.
King Harald V of Norway 17 January 2016.


South Asian film terminology[edit]

In Pakistan and India, a silver jubilee film is one shown continuously in cinemas in one city for 25 weeks.[2]


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  2. ^ tribute to action legend on his 10th anniversary/ "A Silver Jubilee film is an average film, which shows 25 weeks continuously on cinemas in a single city. The success measure for a Silver Jubilee film is minimum 10 weeks in main cinemas."

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