Speaking of famous people (as I was yesterday [if you count Jon T Njardarson as a famous person]) that I've met, I bumped into Michael Longley at a graduation ceremony a few years ago. Happily I had my book of poetry with me, and I got him to sign it for me.
Link . Recently Michael Longley met the Queen, as she was touring around the UK on her Jubilee tour.
Too many capital letters in that last sentence.