Queen Elizabeth II deadpans a crack about California's abominable weather but President Reagan breaks up during the Queen's brief address at state dinner late March 3, 1983 at San Francisco's M.F. de Young Museum. (UPI Photo/Rypka/Files).
President Ronald and First Lady Nancy Reagan chat with Prince Charles and Princess Diana as they welcome the British royal couple to the White House for a state dinner, November 9, 1985. (UPI Photo/Tim Clary/Files).
U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (L) and Chinese Premier Zhou En-lai toast during a banquet at the Great Hall of the People in this November 10, 1973 file photo. Kissinger said in his toast that the U.S. had made "good progress" in normalizing relations with China. He also added, "We are determined to do much more and to complete the progress that we started two years ago as quickly as possible." (UPI/File)
President Gerald Ford (R) gestures while talking to Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios III as U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (c) listens during state dinner for the 35 leaders attending the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe on July 30, 1975. (UPI Photo/Files)
U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wait in the Map Room of the White House, before welcoming President Felipe Calderon of Mexico and his wife, Mrs. Margarita Zavala, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on May 19, 2010. UPI/Pete Souza/The White House
Susan Ford, daughter of President Gerald Ford, stands in the back of the State Dining Room in the White House and listens to her father toast the French President Giscard d’Estaing on May 17, 1976. (UPI Photo/John Full/Files)
Actress Sophia Loren (right) Carlo Ponti arrive at a White House state dinner April 2 hosted by President Bill Clinton for Italian president Oscar Luigi Scalfaro.