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In 2015, child survivors of the holocaust who were photographed huddled together at notorious Auschwitz have been reunited 70 years after the notorious death camp was liberated. This is the moment four of the survivors pointed themselves out in the shocking photograph, that was taken by Red Army photographer Alexander Voron

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Miss Cora Pratt, the Counterfeit Lady, is fashioned of a set of teeth, an old wig, beads, brooches, feathers and laces out of the attic, and the whimsical inclination of Polly Bushong who has been practicing this little hoax for nearly twelve years.

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Born 1912 in Roanoke, Virginia, American film actor John Payne had his first role in Goldwyn's Dodsworth (1936) presented him as an affable, handsome character actor. He had the male lead in Hats Off (1936), an independent "B" film.

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Kobe Bryant, the former Los Angeles Lakers superstar and one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association history, died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. He was 41 years old.Mr. Bryant, who commuted to Lakers games from his Orange County home by helicopter during his playing career, was a

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A set of cool pics that shows what the inside of American cafeterias looked like in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Janis Joplin loved animals. She would pick up strays on tour and take them with her. Janis and her dog, George, were never far apart from the other. Her beloved dog wandered off during a rehearsal. Janis was convinced that he had been stolen. She desperately wanted him to be found but that never happened.Do you have

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In 1900, if you were lucky enough to have a ticket such as this one—and almost fifty million people did—you were in for an astounding treat. Paris and France went all out to make the Paris Universal Exposition the biggest and best yet anywhere in the world.As everyone is aware, the Exposition grounds occupy cert

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Born 1901 in Dallas, Texas, Bebe Daniels was an American actress, singer, dancer, writer and producer who began her career in Hollywood during the silent film era as a child actress, became a star in musicals such as Rio Rita, and later gained further fame on radio and television in Britain.

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Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the largest city and seat of Dallas County. It is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio.Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and th

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18 Fascinating Vintage Photographs Reveal What Women Wore at the Beach 100 Hundred Years Ago

Before the 1920s, women’s swimwear was unwieldy and burdensome. A typical swimsuit had multiple layers of wool clothing meant to hide all exposed skin, however impractical. But as the 1920s progressed so did women's swimwear — necklines dropped and sleeves disappeared into a single article of form-fitting clothing t

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Sir Ian McKellen’s professional on-stage career began in 1961, but it was not until four years later that he gained a notable success for his first West End performance in the play A Scent of Flowers. At the 1969 Edinburgh festivals, with the Prospect Theatre Company, he made two breakthrough performances as Richar

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Born 1909 in Berlin, Germany or Budapest, Hungary, Jewish-German photographer László Willinger was most noted for his portrait photography of movie stars and celebrities starting in 1937.

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Born 1928 in Maysville, Kentucky, American singer and actress Rosemary Clooney had her first recordings in May 1946 for Columbia Records, and continued working with the Pastor band until 1949, making her last recording with the band in May of that year and her first as a solo artist a month later, still for Columbia.

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The Kingdom of Morocco spent seven days and seven nights celebrating the joyful occasion of the royal wedding of H.R.H. Princess Lalla Nouzha, sister of the King of Morocco, and Mr. Ahmed ben Mohammed Osman.Sixty young brides, some shown here in gauzy el-tams, came from all over the kingdom to be dowered by the

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No to the Cane: Pictures of British School Children Went on Strike in London, May 1972

On May 4, 1972 about 200 boys aged between 11 and 16, put down their pencils and rulers at Quinton Kynaston School on the Finchley Road near St John’s Wood in north London. It was the start of a protest about unpleasant school dinners, caning, and the conformity of school uniforms. The boys swarmed over the school wall an

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Madagascar is an island country in the Indian Ocean, approximately 400 kilometres (250 miles) off the coast of East Africa. At 592,800 square kilometres (228,900 sq mi), Madagascar is the world's 2nd largest island country. The nation comprises the island of Madagascar (the fourth- largest island in the world) and numer

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These amazing pics were found by Richard that show a student dorm room from a school near Lakewood, New Jersey from 1914 to 1918. They were taken by an unknown New Jersey photographer.

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Fred Morrison never liked the name “Frisbee,” but he stopped complaining after sales began to soar.The flying disc was Morrison’s invention, first sold by the Wham-O toy company on this day, Jan. 23, in 1957 — as the “Pluto Platter.” Wham-O changed the name the following year as a misspelled homage to th

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This custom Cadillac is probably the most extreme cabriolet ever built. The car was originally commissioned by wealthy playboy Philippe Barraud. He wanted a custom car constructed on a grand scale and in late 1936 ordered a 452 cu in Cadillac V16 chassis through the Edelweiss Garage in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Before Times Square became a global spots, the neighborhood was once defined by burlesque shows, porn theaters, grindhouses, go-go bars, peep shows and sex shops. A symbol of New York’s decay, 42nd Street was called the “worst” block in the city by the New York Times in 1960, with nearly every block became crammed wit

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Ramón Novarro: Handsome Hero of the Silent Era Who Had a Tragic End

Born 1899 as Jose Ramón Gil Samaniego in Durango City, Durango, Mexican film, stage and television actor Ramón Novarro began his career in silent films in 1917 and eventually became a leading man and one of the top box office attractions of the 1920s and early 1930s.

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Victorian interiors feature beautiful colors, lots of ornate details, and skilled fakery to make the home a welcoming and beautiful place. The industrial revolution led to a revolution in interior decorating, and for the Victorians, high style was all about the appearance of luxury, whether real or imitation.Furnitu

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The musician John Lennon and the performance artist Yoko Ono married in 1969. It was one of the most talked about relationships of the time, not least because many fans of the Beatles blamed Yoko for the break up of the band. John was defensive about the intensity of their love, writing in the lyrics to God (1970):

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The Central Social Institution in Prague was home to the world’s largest vertical file cabinet. It consists of 3,000 drawers, 10 feet high, reaching from floor to ceiling and covering approximately 4,000 square feet. The drawers are all equipped with roller bearings.Special desks were built for those working a

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This set from Okinawa Soba contains colorized photos of mostly geisha and maiko posing as bathing beauties during the Meiji and Taisho eras of old Japan.

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Born 1922 as Bernice Frankel in Brooklyn, New York, American actress and comedian Bea Arthur began her career on stage in 1947 and made her Broadway debut in The Threepenny Opera in 1954.Arthur won the 1966 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for playing Vera Charles in Mame. She went on

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Bacall only appeared in a handful of feature films during the 1960s: Shock Treatment (1964) with Stuart Whitman, Sex and the Single Girl (1964) with Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood and Henry Fonda, and Harper (1966) with Paul Newman, Janet Leigh and Shelley Winters. Despite this small quantity, her Broadway c

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A set of lovely pics that shows mothers posing with their little children from between the late 1840s to 1870s.

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Born 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canadian actress and singer Deanna Durbin made her first film appearance with Judy Garland in Every Sunday (1936), and subsequently signed a contract with Universal Studios.With the technical skill and vocal range of a legitimate lyric soprano, Durbin performed many styles fro

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