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In June of 1891, Oscar Wilde met Lord Alfred “Bosie” Douglas, a 21-year-old Oxford undergraduate and talented poet, who would come to be the author’s own Dorian Gray — his literary muse, his evil genius, his restless lover. It was during the course of their affair that Wilde wrote Salomé and the four

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Born 1936 in Nerchau, Germany, Alice and Ellen Kessler are twins known in Europe, especially Germany and Italy, from the 1950s and 1960s and until today for their singing, dancing, and acting. They are usually credited as the Kessler Twins (Die Kessler-Zwillinge in Germany and Le Gemelle Kessler in Italy), and remain popula

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Spungen left home at 17 and moved to New York City, where she worked as a stripper and prostitute. She followed bands such as Aerosmith, Bad Company, The New York Dolls, and Ramones. In 1977, she moved to London, possibly to win over Jerry Nolan of the Dolls and The Heartbreakers, but met the Sex Pistols instead. When lead

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Last week marked the 50th anniversary of Woodstock music festival that in so many ways became synonymous with the 1960s “counterculture” in the United States. For a Southern California couple, though, it was an occasion to remember the first time they had met each other.

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Here’s What It Was Really Like (And It's Actually Crazy) to Fly in the 1950s

Air travel has come a long way since the 1950s, this we know. But in the ’50s, flying was something different. It was something magical and marvelous. Air travel exploded into its Golden Age, and airplane trips weren’t just a means of getting to your vacation –– they were a vacation in themselves. Passengers dressed

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Philippe Halsman (1906 - 1979) was born in Riga, Latvia. He studied engineering in Dresden before moving to Paris, where he set up his photographic studio in 1932.Halsman's bold, spontaneous style won him many admirers. His portraits of actors and authors appeared on book jackets and in magazines; he worked with

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Born 1958 in Reading, Pennsylvania, Keith Haring was an American artist whose pop art and graffiti-like work grew out of the New York City street culture of the 1980s.Haring's work grew to popularity from his spontaneous drawings in New York City subways—chalk outlines of figures, dogs, and other stylized imag

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Long before Donald Trump even ran for President, in 1989, he was the subject of a protest by AIDS activists. Lee Snider’s photos of ACT UPs 1989 protest outside Trump Tower in New York against city valuing developers over homeless people living with HIV/AIDS.On Oct. 31, 1989, roughly 100 protesters from the AI

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Bob Carlos Clarke (1950–2006) was one of the 20th century’s great erotic photographers. Although he was born in Cork, Ireland – a place he once described as “no place for a libidinous adolescent” – he was educated in Britain at the prestigious private boys school Wellington College.His series ‘The Agon

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Found Color Snaps Capture People Dancing at a Disco Party in 1975

This color photo set was found by foundin_a_attic that shows people drinking and dancing at a disco party in January 1975.

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A set of cool pics from The Cardboard America Archives that shows what restaurants in New York looked like in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Every period of American history and culture has at least one quintessential movie that represents everything about that specific zeitgeist. For the end of the 1960s, it’s difficult to find a more significant picture than Dennis Hopper’s Easy Rider, an unusual biker film about two freedom-loving guys and their tr

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Leo Fuchs is a well-known Hollywood veteran photographer who spent 20 years taking some of the most touching and indelible shots of ‘50s and ‘60s film icons, including Audrey Hepburn, Paul Newman, Gregory Peck, Shirley MacLaine, Marlon Brando and Rock Hudson.In 1958, during the filming of The Nun’s Story

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Born 1904 in Manor Park, East Ham, British-American actress Greer Garson was popular during the Second World War, being listed by the Motion Picture Herald as one of America's top-ten box office draws from 1942 to 1946.

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Mark Shaw (1921–1969) was an American fashion and celebrity photographer in the 1950s and 1960s. He worked for Life magazine from 1952 to 1968, during which time 27 issues of Life carried cover photos by Shaw.Shaw's work also appeared in Esquire, Harper's Bazaar, Mademoiselle

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Actor and director Peter Fonda, best known for his role in Easy Rider, has died from respiratory failure due to lung cancer on August 16, 2019, his family said. He was 79.“It is with deep sorrow that we share the news that Peter Fonda has passed away,” his family said in a statement.Fonda died pea

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Expo '74 was the first environmentally themed world's fair. It was held in the northwest United States in Spokane, Washington, and ran for six months, from May 4 to November 3, 1974. The heart of the fair park grounds was located on Canada Island, Havermale Island, and the adjacent south bank of the Spokane R

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Born 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio, American actress, singer, and dancer Dorothy Dandridge is perhaps one of the most famous black actresses to have a successful Hollywood career and the first to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1954 film Carmen Jones.Dandridge performed

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When you think about clothes worn in the 1980s, what is the most popular style that comes to mind? Madonna. The pop icon was discovered and elevated to her most popular days in the ’80s. Her style was the most copied and sought after look. After all, Madonna was omnipresent in ’80s culture, appearing on TV in many music

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Smallpox has been one of humanity’s deadliest diseases, though it is now eradicated in the wild.Europeans, including the colonists who arrived in Sydney in 1788, had developed some resistance through earlier exposure to the disease. However the local Aboriginal people had not.There is still debate

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Celebrities are just like us. They also need a leisure time period after work. These intimate photos captured classic celebrities taking a musical break from between the 1920s and 1950s.

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Beautiful Life of the U.S in the 1960s Through Amazing Found Kodachrome Slides

An amazing Kodachrome slide collection was found by The Cardboard America Archives that shows how beautiful life of the U.S in the 1960s was.

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Bobbi Kelly and Nick Ercoline were girlfriend and boyfriend, 20 years old. Bobbi lived in Pine Bush, N.Y., and worked at a bank. Nick lived in Middletown, N.Y., and worked two jobs while going to college.

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It would appear from these photos that celebrities love cats and kittens just as much as the rest of us. Who among us has not snuggled up with a cute kitty or played with a cat and a ball of string. They are amazing animals that bring even the most famous people much pleasure.1. David Bowie

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Here is a cool photo set that shows television styles in the 1970s.

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Known for her duets with Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell was born Thomasina Montgomery on April 29, 1945 in Philadelphia. Her younger sister says Tammi was raped by three boys when she only 11 years old.In 1960, she signed to a record label where she recorded a couple of singles. She left that label to sign on with James

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Steve Martin was born August 14, 1945, in Waco, Texas, the son of a real estate executive. When he was five, Martin and his family moved from Waco to Inglewood, California, and then to Garden Grove, California, when he was 10.

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Born on November 11, 1974, to legal secretary Irmelin and comic book producer George DiCaprio, Leo is of German and Italian descent, and takes his name from legendary Renaissance Man Leonardo da Vinci. His complete name, Leonardo DiCaprio, was seemingly destined for greatness, with a certain musicality and grandeur to it th

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Les Halles was Paris's central fresh food market. It was demolished in 1971 and replaced by the Forum des Halles, a modern shopping mall built largely underground and directly connected to the massive RER and métro transit hub of Châtelet-Les-Halles.A major reconstruction of the mall was undertaken in 2010, an

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A cool photo collection from Vintage Cars & People shows beautiful ladies in shorts posing with their cars from the 1950s.

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