A week of royal birthdays? Camilla celebrates her 66th!

Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, turns 66 on Wednesday, July 17, and her stepson Prince William’s baby is due to arrive in “mid-July.” How will the public react if Camilla and the royal baby end up with the same birthday?

At this stage of the game, they might just shrug. Camilla’s image has undergone an almost miraculous makeover over the past two decades, during which time she’s silently transformed from being one of the most loathed mistresses in Britain to being a funny grandma.

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On Monday, Camilla gushed about “waiting by the telephone” for news of the royal birth, saying, “Hopefully by the end of the week, he or she will be there.”

But if the baby arrives on July 17? Then one thing is clear: Royal party planners could find themselves quite busy smack-dab in the middle of summer for years to come.

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In honor of Camilla’s 66th birthday, feast your eyes on this assortment of then-and-now photos of Prince Charles’ consort:

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Passing the sniff test: Camilla takes time to talk with kids at a children's museum in Amman, Jordan on March 12, 2013.
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Camilla greets a sheep during a visit to Christchurch, New Zealand on Nov. 16, 2012.
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Camilla dances with with Sam Johnson at a
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Camilla drops by the set of the BBC One drama series
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Camilla attempts a netball shot with Katrina Grant, left, of the New Zealand Silver Ferns netball team in Auckland, New Zealand on Nov. 12, 2012.
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Camilla runs under a brightly colored parachute during a youth rally in Guernsey on July 19, 2012 during a Diamond Jubilee visit to the Channel Islands with Prince Charles.
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Ho-ho-ho! Camilla meets Father Christmas and helps him switch on the Christmas lights on Dec. 7, 2012 in Tetbury, England.
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