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The Olympic rings light up the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Smoke from fireworks surrounds the iconic Tower Bridge over the River Thames in central London, decorated with Olympic rings, during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Laura Tumaite, of Lithuania, right, and Cole Morris, of the United States, second from right, watch a broadcast of the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics at the The Railway Tavern.

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Athletes march in the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Rockets propelled artists perfrom during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Artists perform during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Fans watch actors perform during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Chimneys rise during the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium in London.

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Actors perform during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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A spectator waves a flag of Great Britain, right, and Jamaica during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Actors perform during an enactment of the Industrial Revolution at the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Actors perform during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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The Red Arrows fly over London to herald in the Olympic Opening Ceremony Celebration Concert in Hyde Park, London. The concert is part of a series of events being organised by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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The Red Arrows aerobatic team flies over the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday.

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Irene Gonzalez, 13, of Madrid, holds a sign outside the Olympic Park at the Westfield mall ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony.

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Performers dressed as a Pearly King and Queen are seen as the Olympic rings are illuminated during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday.

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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, center, gestures during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday,.

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The Olympic rings are illuminated during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Spectators attend the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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The Red Arrows, the Royal Air Force aerobatic team fly over the stadium prior to the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium in London.

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Police surround part of a group of protesting cyclists who tried to block traffic with a mass cycle ride on a road outside the Olympic Park during the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Artists perform during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Actors scale chimneys during a performance at the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Performers gather during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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English fans celebrate during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins ring a bell during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Greece's Alexandros Nikolaidis carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Anne, right, and Prime Minister David Cameron arrive for the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium in London.

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Fireworks explode while artists perform during the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium in London.

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge attend the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Performers dance during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Fans watch actors perform during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Bahrain's Azza Al Qasimi carries her country's national flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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From left, Jacques Rogge, Queen Elizabeth, Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, Samantha Cameron and British Prime Minister David Cameron attend the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Australia's Lauren Jackson carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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