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Vintage Photos Always Have Some Charm To Them (42 pics)

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US President George Bush has deployed soldiers in Panama in order to overthrow Manuel Antonio Noriega, 1989.

Frost’s butchers shop in Sadler Gate, Derby, UK circa 1900.

Stella Stevens, US actress, and Jerry Lewis, US actor and comedian, in a publicity image issued for the film, “The Nutty Professor”, USA, 1963. The comedy, directed by Jerry Lewis, starred Lewis as “Professor Julius Kelp” and Stevens as “Stella Purdy”.

Joining movie stars of the past and present, C-3PO, one of the famous robots from the 20th Century-Fox film “Star Wars”, places his foot prints in the cement in front of Mann's Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, Calif., August 3, 1977. Assisted by studio personnel, C-3PO signs his name and thereby joins such stars as Greta Garbo, Clark Gable and Barbra Streisand.

What's billed as the world's first gay doll stands 13 inches tall, wears one earring, a custom-made flannel cowboy shirt and sports a $15 price tag, has finally “come out of the closet”, shown August 3, 1978. Gay Bob is beginning to catch on, according to his 37-year-old developer Harvey Rosenberg of New York, who has already sold 10,000 of the dolls through mail-order ads.

Erik Estrada the swarthy, smiling highway patrolman in television's “Chips” series practices roller disco with Jan Augay in Los Angeles on August 8, 1979 for an upcoming special two-hour episode of “Chips”. The scenes were scheduled to be filmed with Estrada on Wednesday, but because of his motorcycle accident on Monday, the scenes will be filmed around him. Estrada is listed in serious condition at UCLA Medical Center.

Nancy Adams, 20, of Beuchel, Kentucky, holds brands of cigarettes named “I Like Ike” and “Stevenson For President”, novelty blends manufactured by Tobacco Blending Corporation, August 9, 1952 in Louisville, Kentucky. By comparing sales volume of each brand the company hopes to weed out the most popular candidate for president.

Young Nazis crowd on the back of a truck used for propaganda purposes advising people to vote “Yes” in the great plebiscite as to whether Adolf Hitler should be elected President, in Berlin, Germany, Aug. 19, 1934.

Ventriloquist Paul Winchell, 24, prepares for a solo, cross-country trip on his motorcycle to visit his folks in Los Angeles, in New York, August 25, 1947. He says his dummy, Jerry Mahoney, would like to go along as a handlebar rider, but he doesn't believe he's strong enough to make it.

Children in Berlin schools have been instructed in regular schools how to conduct themselves in case of war with its accompanying air raids and gas attacks. Here is a group removing their masks at the close of a day's classes, August 31, 1939 but they took the masks home with them just in case. This was before the present crisis, but on August 31 Europe feared the hour when peace would end was near.

Model Pat Parker has a puff from a red stemmed pipe with rhinestone-set white bowl while relaxing in New York, July 15, 1954. The pipe is just the thing to match the red tartan lounge suit, with white lace collar and knee cuffs.

Portable solid timber bomb shelter is large enough for three persons and takes only 10 minutes to erect June 2, 1942 in New York. No metal, not even nails, is used in its construction. The invention of C. Boissevain of New York, the shelter is on exhibition at the 1942 inventors' exposition sponsored by the American Hobby Federation in New York.

Television newswoman Barbara Walters, co-host of NBC's Today Show, shares a laugh with staff members in New York City, June 3, 1976. Today will be Walters' last live appearance on NBC as she joins ABC to become the rival networks' evening news anchorwoman.

Press and newsreel long-focus cameras are trained on the Royal Box at Ascot on June 17, 1937.

N.C. Dezendorf, wife of the general manager of the Electro-Motive division of General Motors, christens the new lightweight “Aerotrain” at the company's locomotive works in La Grange, Ill. on August 22, 1955.

Pfc. Stanley Hughes, of Canon City, Colorado, the Nobel Lord “Rish-Tush” in the GI presentation of the “Mikado” at the Ernie Pyle Theatre in Tokyo, Japan on August 25, 1946, awaits his cue before going on the stage. The special services detachment production unit of the Eighth Army in Japan produced the show.

In this March 25, 1935 file photo, children cover their faces during a swirling dust storm while pumping water in Springfield, Colo. The Dust Bowl was manmade, born of bad farming techniques across millions of acres in parts of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas. Now, even as bad as the drought is in some of those same states, soil conservation practices developed in the aftermath of the Dust Bowl have kept the nightmarish storms from recurring.

Father Troy Perry, center, who married Father Robert M. Clement, left and his partner John Noble, right, joke after the wedding at 33 Wooster Street, New York, July 18, 1971.

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) is a public work relief program for unemployed young men age 18-24, providing unskilled manual labor related to the conservation and development of natural resources in rural areas of the United States, July 26, 1940.

A no-holds-barred fight scene between actresses Jane Wyman (hand in foreground) and Margot Stevenson in the movie “Flight Angels”, June 3, 1940.

The Southern Cross being towed out onto the airfield at Oakland, Ca., on June 8, 1928, before setting off to Australia. Captain Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm will be attempting the 7,500 mile record flight.

Joe Louis gets a helping hand from 4 year old Butch Hopper who carries his gloves from the ring at Louis training camp, at Pompton lakes, N.J., June 21, 1948 after the heavyweight champ finished training.

Corp. Clayton W. Hamberger, right, and Trooper Eric A. Bornemann of the Pennsylvania State police pose with a radar machine on the fender of their car underneath a newly erected radar speed check sign on route 30 near York, Pennsylvania on June 30, 1960. A motorist can not be arrested on the basis of a radar check but State Police are using the electronic device to single out speeding motorists for warnings.

A pocket size television set that can go anywhere and claims to be the world's smallest TV, was presented at Earls Court, London on September 1, 1966. Miss Bari Lyn Chadwich of Cheshire looks at the Sinclair Micro vision set, designed by Clive Sinclair, a 26 year old Cambridge electronic engineer. Britain's midget TV set is powered by six ordinary penlight batteries. The rectangular face plate of the cathode tube has a diagonal measurement of two inches. The circuit uses 20 transistors, and covers channels 1 to 13 in Britain.

14-year-old Barry Pariser, checks on the movable ferris wheel which he built out of toothpicks as his sister Linda looks on in New York, September 6, 1948. This is the young hobbyist's most ambitious project, which took 27,000 toothpicks and four months to build. Barry began his toothpick building at the age of ten, at the suggestion of his father.

The bumper cars at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey, May 31, 1945.

This is a 1956 photo of Elvis Presley performing. This photo was used for his first RCA Victor album cover.

Princess Diana arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, December 9, 1996.

Sunday's editions of New York City's newspapers carry headlines of the auto accident that killed Princess Diana, her friend Dodi Fayed, and their chauffeur early Sunday morning, August 31, 1997, in Paris, France. The crash happen shortly after midnight in a tunnel along the River Seine, while being chased by photographers on motorcycles.

Marilyn Monroe is made comfortable in a car by her husband, playwright Arthur Miller, following her release from Doctors Hospital, New York City, August 10, 1957. Marilyn was hospitalized for a miscarriage and spent 10 days in the hospital.

French actress Brigitte Bardot, strums a Spanish guitar at the film studios in Boulogne, France, on August 17, 1960, as she relaxes between takes of a new film in which she is appearing.

The Beatles wave after arriving at the San Francisco airport August 18, 1964 to begin an American tour. Clockwise from top right; John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.

Frank Sinatra, 1958.

Muhammad Ali listens as his attorney, John Crvarich, pleads with the California Athletic Commission in Sacramento, Calif. in an attempt to get his boxing license renewed, July 12, 1967. His application was denied by the commission. Ali wanted to defend his championship in Oakland, Calif. and give all proceeds except $100 to feed the poor in the South.

Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, left, waves and rides in an open car, with Polish Party Leader Wladislaw Gomulka, through the streets of Warsaw, Poland, July 21, 1964.

Jacqueline Kennedy rides through the fields near Woodtown House, in Waterford, southern Ireland, June 16, 1967. Mrs. Kennedy arrived with her two children for a private vacation.

Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington at the Versace Autumn Winter Fashion Show in Milan, Italy on December 1991.

Members of the Women's Organization to War on Styles (WOW) picket a dress shop in Berkeley, Calif., August 23, 1947, in protest to longer skirts and padded hips. They are the wives of GI students at the University of California. Left to right: Jackie Houser; Wanda Ames; Dorothy Inman; Terry Ligon; Ruth Van Arkel; Carrol Reynolds, and Barbara Carmichael.

Usually not one to run away from a right, this bull leaps the protective wall from bull ring to startle spectators in Mexico City, July 11, 1965. Bull was lured back to arena. No one was injured.

Wolfman Jack, famed radio disc jockey, rehearses at this Beverly Hills home for a musical show he has produced to promote radio, June 10, 1975. In the show “I Saw Radio”, Jack sings, dances, plays the piano and raps with the audience. Working with him are Irene Cathaway, center, and Gwen Owens. Woman at far left unidentified.

In this August 7, 1974, file photo, Philippe Petit, a French high wire artist, walks across a tightrope suspended between the World Trade Center's Twin Towers in New York. Petit and his companions surreptitiously strung a wire between New York City's recently constructed World Trade Towers on Aug. 6, 1974, and Petit walked across it the next day. He danced, strutted and clowned around for 45 minutes as startled bystanders watched from 110 stories below. The Frenchman's stunt is the subject of the 2008 documentary "Man on Wire" and the 2015 film “The Walk”, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

French horse Kracovie is presented with new pet goat by American actress Tina Louise at Roosevelt raceway in Westbury, New York, July 7, 1961. Roger Vercruysse, who will drive Kracovie in the international trot at Roosevelt on July 15, watches the presentation. Kracovie was lonely without its French pet goat which was not allowed to enter the United States.




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