A Few Interesting Photos from History (50 pics)

Posted in       11 May 2016       7255      

A scene from the 1980 Atari's National Space Invaders Championship.

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This science fair project, entitled "The Effects of LSD on Fish," was submitted by a 10th grade California student in 1972.

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A colorized portrait of Brigitte Bardot in 1950.

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The crowded -- and extraordinarily well-dressed streets of London in the 1900s.

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The first cable car crossing over Niagara Falls in 1916.

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Chevy Chase High School's Home Economics class, photographed sometime in 1935.

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Gilbert Kerr, a member of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, serenading an Emperor penguin in 1904.

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Volunteer fire fighters in 1870s Istanbul.

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Fidel Castro holds up a newspaper with a story about a plot to kill him, which happened in 1959.

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A vintage Coca-Cola magazine advertisement from 1960.

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Opening day at Disneyland, 1955.

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Damage from a wind storm in Times Square, 1912.

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A 1936 BMW Schneekrad snow machine parked on the street.

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Rosie Ruiz, the first woman to cross the Boston Marathon finish line. Unfortunately, she cheated: Ruiz took the train for part of the race.

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A cool old Toyota Corolla advertisement.

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A Japanese woman carries her son on her back as she marks her ballot. This was in the first free election in 1946 Tokyo.

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Jimi Hendrix in his kitchen at 34 Montagu Square, London, 1967.

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An American B17 drops food over Schiphol Airport during operation Chow Hound in 1945

 
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The Chalk Games in New York City, taken in 1950.

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During World War II, British troops are pictured handling mines and booby trap devices using a blind screen.

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The front of Chicago's Navy Pier, back in 1965 when it was the University of Illinois.

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Apollo 11 mission officials celebrate the spacecraft's successful launch on July 16, 1969.

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The Tower of the Sun, created by Japanese artist Tarō Okamoto, shown here in 1970.

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The first known photograph of someone giving the finger -- can you spot him?

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The exact moment five year old Harold Whittles hears for the very first time after doctors place an aid in his left ear.

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Princess Lee Radziwill and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, photographed in Italy in1962.

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Two waiters serve steel workers lunch on a girder above the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in 1930s NYC.

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Women in France cultivating fields during World War I.

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A Turkish building his new home from the ruins of Aleshir Turkey in 1923.

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Nikola Tesla in his lab

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U.S. chess prodigy, Bobby Fisher, plays 50 opponents simultaneously. He won 47, lost 1 & drew 2.

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Alfred Hitchcock directs the MGM roaring lion

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Louis Armstrong serenades his wife at the Sphinx

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Salvador Dalí paints an abstract portrait of 25-year-old Raquel Welch

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Johnny Cash’s famous performance at Folsom Prison

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Jim Henson and crew working on Sesame Street

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Hunter S. Thompson escapes to Big Sur, California to write

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The Monty Python crew partaking in tomfoolery

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Pablo Picasso painting with light in 1949

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Bill Watterson draws Calvin and Hobbes

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Stanley Kubrick sneaks a photo over Jack Nicholson’s shoulder

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Nat King Cole twinkles on the piano

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Ella Fitzgerald sings for Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman

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Tom Waits goes airborne

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Tony Hawk at a local skate park in the 1980s

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A young Bob Dylan jams on a stoop

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John Lennon leads The Quarry Men. Paul Mccartney watches from the crowd July 6, 1957

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Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs at work on the very first Apple computer 1976

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Jimi Hendrix playing with the 101st Airborne while stationed in Kentucky

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Jackson Pollock painting in his studio

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