Fascinating Historical Photos That Won’t Leave You Indifferent (54 pics)

Posted in       27 Sep 2016       6704       GALLERY VIEW

An officer holds a cigar with two canaries perched on it, 1918.

A zoo-keeper gives a penguin a shower from a watering can, 1930.

Alfred Hitchcock impersonating Ringo Starr, 1964.

Twenty-two students cramming into a telephone booth to try and establish a stacking record, St. Mary’s College, Moraga, California, 1959.

Leonid Brezhnev (a Communist Party official who was the leader of the Soviet Union for 18 years) visits a factory owned by the Pepsi-Cola Company, 1974.

Pablo Picasso, dressed as a sailor Pop-eye, 1957.

Princess Anastasia takes a puff from a cigarette from the hands of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, 1916.

Queen Elizabeth II driving a car with Prince Charles and Princess Anne, 1957.

The writers of ’The Simpsons’ hard at work, 1992.

John Lennon and Salvador Dali in Paris, 1969.

Marilyn Monroe having fun with a distorting mirror, 1950.

Walking a pet crocodile, 1950.

A woodcutters competition in Sydney, 1957.

A mama cat stops some traffic, New York, 1925.

Lipstick testing, 1950.

Paul McCartney, 1968.

The models used for the painting ’American Gothic’ by Grant Wood, 1930.

Ernest Hemingway shares his dinner with a cat.

From left to right: Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, the 29th President of the United States Warren G. Harding, and businessman Harvey Firestone, in 1921.

Elvis Presley backstage during a break between performances, 1956.

Muhammad Ali talking a suicidal man down from a ledge.

A farmer paints a cow during World War II to make sure it would not became the victim of a vehicle collision, UK, 1939.

The future 32nd President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, with his cousin, 1910.

Princess Diana pregnant with her first child, 1982.

Frida Kahlo when she was four years old, 1911.

David Bowie plays chess with his ’The Hunger’ co-star, Catherine Deneuve, 1982.

Elton John playing the piano at a bar aboard his private plane, as one does, 1976.

Charlie Chaplin and Mahatma Gandhi.

Bruce Lee — the Hong Kong Cha Cha champion, 1958.

Robert Englund and his sweet moves behind the scenes on the set of ’A Nightmare on Elm Street,’ 1984.

Farrokh Bulsara (friends called him Freddie Mercury), 1950.

Salvador Dali and Walt Disney, plotting away in 1957.

A young Lady Diana Spencer, future Princess of Wales, with her pet guinea pig, Peanuts.

Frank Sinatra enjoying his pancakes.

’Chaplin’ (Michael Jackson).

A young Cristiano Ronaldo with his mother.

Prince Charles tearing up the dance floor while Cossack dancing, 1980s.

Albert Einstein visiting the Grand Canyon, 1922.

Clint Eastwood, all casual, breaking our poor hearts since 1956.

Alan Milne with the ’original’ Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh.

Mark Twain in the lab of Nikola Tesla, 1894.

Norma Jean Baker at the Van Nuys CA factory, soon to be known as Marilyn Monroe.

Young Winston Churchill.

Alice Liddell — the very Alice from ’Alice in Wonderland,’ by Lewis Carroll.

Tricky game of lights and shadows. Walt Disney, 1939.

This is Willard Scott, and he is the first Ronald McDonald.

The first Michelin man.

The famous Bonnie and Clyde.

Sophia Loren at the Kremlin, 1965.

Dressing room at the Moulin Rouge, 1924.

The Disney employee cafeteria.

The first flight of the Wright brothers, the inventors of the world’s first airplane, 1903.

Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated, 1914.

Indira Gandhi, Charlie Chaplin and Jawaharlal Nehru in Switzerland, 1953.

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