Nightly News | April 20, 2011
>>> well, here we are approaching the eve of his eldest son's wedding, and he set the record for the monarchy. he's now the leungest monarch in waiting having now waiting 59 years, two months, 14 days take over the crown. he's known all his life, of course, he would be king some day. he also knows it would only happen following a huge personal loss, as he talked about with us in scotland last fall.
>> i think about it a bit, but it's much better not to. this is something that -- it comes, regrettably t comes to with the death of your parent, which is not so nice, to say the least.
>> part of our conversation with prince charles last year. it's worth pointing out the queen celebrates her 80th birthday tomorrow. his own mom lived to the age of 101.