Amazing Color Photographs of The Beatles’ Rooftop Concert in 1969

On 30 January 1969, the Beatles performed an unannounced concert from the rooftop of their Apple Corps headquarters at 3 Savile Row, within central London’s office and fashion district. Joined by keyboardist Billy Preston, the band played a 42-minute set before the Metropolitan Police asked them to reduce the volume. It was the final publicContinue reading “Amazing Color Photographs of The Beatles’ Rooftop Concert in 1969”

33 Candid Photos of Marilyn Monroe at the Premiere of “Some Like It Hot” at the Lowe’s Capital Theatre in March, 1959

Some Like It Hot made its debut around the world in March 1959. Premiere’s were held in Chicago (which Marilyn attended) and Memphis on 17th March and then in Washington on the 21st March. But it was the New York premiere at the Lowe’s Capital Theatre on 29th March 1959 that fans remember most forContinue reading “33 Candid Photos of Marilyn Monroe at the Premiere of “Some Like It Hot” at the Lowe’s Capital Theatre in March, 1959”

‘Slapsie Maxie’: The USO Show for the Korean War in 1954

Founded in 1941 by Mary Ingraham in response to a request from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, The United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) is a nonprofit organization that provides live entertainment, such as comedians and musicians, and other programs to members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. During World War II, the USOContinue reading “‘Slapsie Maxie’: The USO Show for the Korean War in 1954”

27 Incredible Vintage Photos of Blizzards and Snowfalls in New York City’s Past

Whether they’re facing flurries of snowflakes or all-out blizzards, New Yorkers are all too familiar with old man winter! See how the Big Apple has weathered the cold…

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 9

The 1930s (pronounced “nineteen-thirties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 30s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1930, and ended on December 31, 1939. The decade was defined by a global economic and political crisis that culminated in the Second World War. It saw the collapse of the international financial system, beginning with theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 9”

Rarely Seen Photographs of a Young David Bowie Posed for the Cover of His Debut Album

In 1967, a 20-year-old David Jones decided to change his name to avoid confusion with the lead singer of the Monkees. He decided on ‘Bowie’. By this time, Jones had been playing music for five years, appearing in and out of various bands, singing rock and roll at local youth gatherings, any pub that wouldContinue reading “Rarely Seen Photographs of a Young David Bowie Posed for the Cover of His Debut Album”

19 Vintage Photos and the Story of Mary Hopkin Met The Beatles in London in 1968

The singer Mary Hopkin’s appearance on television talent show “Opportunity Knocks” was broadcast on May 5, 1968. Her performance led to a contract with The Beatles’ Apple Records, and the multi-million selling debut single Those Were The Days. The edition of “Opportunity Knocks” was shown just two days after Hopkin’s 18th birthday. The program showcasedContinue reading “19 Vintage Photos and the Story of Mary Hopkin Met The Beatles in London in 1968”

24 Amazing Historical Photos of Women and the Airplanes They Flied during the 1930s & 1940s

The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) (also Women’s Army Service Pilots or Women’s Auxiliary Service Pilots) was a civilian women pilots’ organization, whose members were United States federal civil service employees. Members of WASP became trained pilots who tested aircraft, ferried aircraft, and trained other pilots. Their purpose was to free male pilots for combatContinue reading “24 Amazing Historical Photos of Women and the Airplanes They Flied during the 1930s & 1940s”

35 Photos of Croatian Survivors of The Sinai Express : European Exiles In Egypt (1944)

Otto Gilmore’s photographs are a “comprehensive, overall photographic study of El Shatt, the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration’s refugee camp for Yugoslavs in the Sinai, Egypt”. Gilmore was the camp in September 1944 at the behest of the US Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information. Also there was Treva Edgerton, a worker with theContinue reading “35 Photos of Croatian Survivors of The Sinai Express : European Exiles In Egypt (1944)”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1920s Volume 9

The 1920s (pronounced “nineteen-twenties,” often shortened to the “20s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1920, and ended on December 31, 1929. In America, it is frequently referred to as the “Roaring Twenties” or the “Jazz Age”, while in Europe the period is sometimes referred to as the “Golden Twenties” because of theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1920s Volume 9”