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Interesting Historical Photographs (38 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro   28 Jul 2015   / 13205 views

The First Miss USSR Pageant In 1988. It was the first ever official, government-approved beauty contest in the Soviet Union.
Francoise Hardy, 1966.
The National Space Invaders Championship held by Atari in 1980.
Dinosaur tracks in prehistoric limestone are removed from the bed of the Paluxy River in Texas, 1952.
Yvonne Craig (Batgirl), 1960s.
Women at cliff's edge... waterfall in the distance (Yosemite Valley, California - 1902).
Chinese immigrant family (Oregon, USA - 1890s).
Woman in dress with cat (England c. 1900-1910).
Ernest Hemingway with a sailfish he caught, 1940s.
Old lady checking out DAT ASS on Vikki Dougan, at a Hollywood preview party (1950's).
Edwardian Stage and Screen Actress Maude Fealy c.1900.
A woman demonstrating an ingenious Prohibition-era fashion accessory, the cane-flask. Washington, D.C - Feb 13, 1922.
Sophia Loren - 1950s.
A patriotic girl at Coney Island, early '70s.
A trusting visitor gets her lipstick touched up via the robotic arm exhibit at the American Museum of Atomic Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1954.
Muhammad Ali is scared by a bee while visiting a movie set in London, 1966.
A 5MB Hard Disk Drive being loaded onto a plane, in 1956. By comparison, a Today's 8GB pendrive has the capacity of 1600 of these things.
Hillary Clinton (then Rodham) at Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 1969.
Ann-Margret, 1960's.
Sean Connery with Claudine Auger, 1965.
Louis Reard, the inventor of bikini, with a model in 1946.
The first licensed female hair stylist in New York City, Miss Jeanne Devereux, is photographed shaving a customer (1927).
Woman being shaved by civilians to publicly mark her as a collaborator, 1944.
The severely shortsighted Colonel Wood heading out for a round of golf with his caddy (1932)
King Christian X of Denmark enjoying a bike ride after having hypnotized his horse into thinking it is a bicycle (1940).
Chicago in 1956 as residents and drivers acclimatise to the new invention, nicknamed the "road".
Nicholas Ray on the set of the first Coca Cola commercial (1961).
A young Elizabeth Windsor pictured in 1942 a decade before she was elected Queen of England.
Capturing a period before flatulence in public was frowned upon, Jackie Kennedy 'let's one out' during her wedding to John F. Kennedy (1953).

 

Blind John Wilson and his horse (1924).
A young mother protects herself against the effects of Infantile Fetoristis, a now-eradicated disease which caused young sufferers to emit a putrid odor (1948).
Ronan Keating listening to the latest music hits of the day on a 'Nickel-Windup'.
The king's royal flock-counter hard at work shortly before inexplicably falling unconscious again (1927).
The original Michelin Man with his bouncy hydrogen suit and his trademark cigar shortly before he burst into flames.
Al Pacino trying to smile for the camera in 1972. (4 years before anyone told him he was doing it wrong).
Chicago's 1st annual Shoe Convention, which was immediately abandoned due to nobody being able to look down (1913).
'Godzilla' stomping around model village, earning this man a small fortune & inspiring a film of the same name (1947).
A petty criminal forced to check the safety of safety nets before going to mass production (1958).






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Comments (5):

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nefus 1 year ago MARK AS SPAM
Several of these are wrong. Like #32, it's Clint Eastwood on a cell phone. Nickel-Windups were men's watches.
       
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best captions EVER ! 36!!
       
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#26 is Sweden in 1867 when they switched from left to right hand driving.
       
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channax 1 year ago MARK AS SPAM
LOL

CARS in Sweden in ... 1867 ? ? ?

LOL
       
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Thingy 1 year ago MARK AS SPAM
#13 very pert. Very gorgeous.
#26 Looks like Delhi today. Only not as busy.
#32 That caption has to be a joke. Has to be!

OK I get it. Some ARE jokes. Very funny as well :)
       














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