22 Funny Vintage Photographs of People Standing Next to Their Televisions

“Go Over There, By the TV” – The thing your mum asks you to go and stand in front of when she takes your picture. TVs were a prime example when they arrived in many homes in the 1950s, both a source of pride and wonder. Here’s some of funny interesting snapshots of people standingContinue reading “22 Funny Vintage Photographs of People Standing Next to Their Televisions”

74 Remarkable Vintage Photos Showing Turkish Clothing in 1873

Ottoman clothing is the style and design of clothing worn by the Ottoman Turks. While the Palace and its court dressed lavishly, the common people were only concerned with covering themselves. Starting in the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, administrators enacted sumptuary laws upon clothing. The clothing of Muslims, Christians, Jewish communities, clergy, tradesmen, andContinue reading “74 Remarkable Vintage Photos Showing Turkish Clothing in 1873”

22 Wonderful Photographs of Singer Mary Hopkin in the 1960s and 1970s

Mary Hopkin was born in Pontardawe, Wales on 3 May 1950. In her teens she made some modest success as a Welsh folk singer until one day, on 4 May, 1968, one day after her 18th birthday, she appeared on the television talent show Opportunity Knocks (1956), a show which featured talented up-and-coming show businessContinue reading “22 Wonderful Photographs of Singer Mary Hopkin in the 1960s and 1970s”

31 Photos of Marlon Brando as Mark Antony in ‘Julius Caesar’ in 1953

Julius Caesar is a 1953 epic adaptation of the play by Shakespeare, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, produced by John Houseman by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film’s cast was a large ensemble of Oscar winners and nominees include Marlon Brando, Greer Garson, Edmond O’Brien, John Gielgud, James Mason, Louis Calhern and Deborah Kerr. It received numerous favourableContinue reading “31 Photos of Marlon Brando as Mark Antony in ‘Julius Caesar’ in 1953”

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”

50 Gorgeous Photos of Jayne Mansfield During the 1950s and 1960s

Jayne Mansfield (born Vera Jayne Palmer; April 19, 1933 – June 29, 1967) was an American actress, singer, nightclub entertainer, and Playboy Playmate. A sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s while under contract at 20th Century Fox, Mansfield was known for her well-publicized personal life and publicity stunts. Her film career was short-lived,Continue reading “50 Gorgeous Photos of Jayne Mansfield During the 1950s and 1960s”

25 Fascinating Vintage Photos of Janis Joplin in 1968

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer and songwriter. She was one of the most successful and widely known female rock stars of her era, she was noted for her powerful mezzo-soprano vocals and “electric” stage presence. In 1967, Joplin rose to fame following an appearance at MontereyContinue reading “25 Fascinating Vintage Photos of Janis Joplin in 1968”

20 Vintage Photos of Young Jackie Chan in His Early Kung Ku Movies

Jackie Chan played a fair few small roles and did a lot of stunts in movies before taking the lead in some of the films listed further down. He had a minuscule part in Come Drink with Me at the age of 16 and even the highly regarded A Touch of Zen (among other films),Continue reading “20 Vintage Photos of Young Jackie Chan in His Early Kung Ku Movies”