Tuesday , 17 October 2017

Fascinating Historical Photos From A Forgotten Time

The world is always changing, but history will live on thanks to the power of these fascinating photos.

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

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

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Alfred Hitchcock impersonating Ringo Starr, 1964.

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

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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.

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


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

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

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

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John Lennon and Salvador Dali in Paris, 1969.

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Marilyn Monroe having fun with a distorting mirror, 1950.

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Walking a pet crocodile, 1950.

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A woodcutters competition in Sydney, 1957.

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

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Lipstick testing, 1950.

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Paul McCartney, 1968.

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

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Ernest Hemingway shares his dinner with a cat

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

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Elvis Presley backstage during a break between performances, 1956.

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Muhammad Ali talking a suicidal man down from a ledge.

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

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

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Princess Diana pregnant with her first child, 1982.

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Frida Kahlo when she was four years old, 1911.

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

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

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Charlie Chaplin and Mahatma Gandhi.

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

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

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

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Salvador Dali and Walt Disney, plotting away in 1957.

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

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Frank Sinatra enjoying his pancakes.

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’Chaplin’ (Michael Jackson).

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A young Cristiano Ronaldo with his mother.

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

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Albert Einstein visiting the Grand Canyon, 1922.

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

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

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Mark Twain in the lab of Nikola Tesla, 1894.

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

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Young Winston Churchill.

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

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

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

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The first Michelin man.

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The famous Bonnie and Clyde.

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Sophia Loren at the Kremlin, 1965.

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Dressing room at the Moulin Rouge, 1924.

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The Disney employee cafeteria.

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

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

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

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