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Old Photos That Capture an Interesting Piece of History (34 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro   18 Nov 2014   / 13363 views

Spielberg directing the first Indiana Jones movie in 1980

Interior of a London Pub, 1898

Charlton Heston as Moses in “The Ten Commandments,” drive-in theater, Utah, 1958

Canteen for Disney workers, 1961

Che Guevara and Fidel Castro fishing, 1960
A swimmobile in New York City, 1960
Coca Cola is introduced in France, 1950
The East Bay Dragons, the first black bikers’ club, Oakland, California, 1960s
The ceiling of the Russian Parliament collapsed, 1907
A stripper visits the trading floor of the Toronto Stock Exchange, late 1970s
Transporting ‘The Apple’, the first Indian satellite, 1981
The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, 1928

An opium den in Singapore, 1941

Moving a 7600 ton apartment building to create a boulevard in Alba Iulia, Romania, 1987
Factory workers race on the roof (test track) of the Fiat Factory in Turin, Italy, 1923

The first international match at Wimbledon

In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, two boys watch from a tree as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France
The Beatles play for 18 people in the Aldershot club, December 1961. They were to become superstars in one and a half years time
Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet deer “Ip” in Beverly Hills, CA, 1958

Early morning train, Japan, 1964

The unbroken seal on Tutankhamun’s tomb, 1922 (3,245 years untouched)
Uploading the first 5 Megabyte hard disk to a PanAm plane, 1956
The glasses John Lennon wore when he was assassinated, 1980
Black officer protecting KKK member from protesters, 1983
The Prague Spring of 1968: Soviet soldier chasing young man who had thrown stones at a tank
A beggar running alongside King George V’s coach, 1920

A flight simulator in 1942

Highway picnic during the Oil Crisis, 1973

Man working at analog computer, 1968

Due to strong crosswinds, a landing plane crashes with a truck standing near the runway, 1976
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as a young gentleman, 1986
Hannah Stilley, born 1746, photographed in 1840. Probably the earliest born individual captured on film
Filming of the MGM screen credits – The beginning of the Hollywood era, 1928
Test pilot George Aird – flying a English Electric Lightning F1






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Chickenthief 2 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
#29 is pure BS!
The premesis of a computer is that it can only be 0 and 1 ie. either on or off ie. digital, not analog or halfa$$ed sorta something inbetween.

A lightbulb can be on or off not something inbetween. Yeah if it glows slightly it's still on as supposed to no current and thus off!

People are alive or dead there is no inbetween. Until the pilot light goes off you're still alive, so etiher on or off.
       
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nohelpneeded 2 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I believe the word you were actually looking for was "Premise"
       
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You're probably too young to remember a time before there were digital computers. That doesn't mean analog computers didn't exist or that they weren't computers. All modern general purpose computers are digital but before those came out there many special purpose analog and hybrid analog/digital computers. A quick search would show you many examples so you would have avoided showing your ignorance. Also, your example of dead or alive isn't really accurate either. Death isn't a sudden transition, rather it occurs gradually and the loss of conscious response is just one aspect of the overall dying process that occurs as your cells gradually cease to function.
       














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