45 Beautiful Color Photos of Sophia Loren in the 1950s and 1960s

Sophia Loren was born as Sofia Scicolone at the Clinica Regina Margherita in Rome, Italy, on September 20, 1934. Her father, Riccardo Scicolone, was married to another woman and refused to marry her mother, Romilda Villani, despite the fact that she was the mother of his two children (Sophia and her younger sister Maria Scicolone).Continue reading “45 Beautiful Color Photos of Sophia Loren in the 1950s and 1960s”

40 Wonderful Black and White Photos of Ann-Margret From the 1950s and 1960s

Actress and singer Ann-Margret is one of the most famous sex symbols and actresses of the 1960s and beyond. She continued her career through the following decades and into the 21st century. Ann-Margret was born Ann-Margret Olsson on April 28, 1941 in Valsjöbyn, Jämtland County, Sweden, to Anna Regina (Aronsson) and Carl Gustav Olsson, whoContinue reading “40 Wonderful Black and White Photos of Ann-Margret From the 1950s and 1960s”

45 Glamorous Photos of Ava Gardner in the 1940s and 1950s

Born 1922 in Grabtown, North Carolina, American actress and singer Ava Gardner was signed to a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1941, and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in The Killers (1946). Gardner appeared in several high-profile films from the 1940s to 1970s, including The Hucksters (1947), Show BoatContinue reading “45 Glamorous Photos of Ava Gardner in the 1940s and 1950s”

36 Amazing Photos of Street Scenes of Madrid and Barcelona in the 1950’s

Francesc Català-Roca (1922-1988) is considered one of the major photographers in Catalonia not only for his role as a pioneer in the field of avant-garde photography but also as a direct witness of the huge changes in our society. Shown is a collection of amazing black and white photographs of Madrid and Barcelona of theContinue reading “36 Amazing Photos of Street Scenes of Madrid and Barcelona in the 1950’s”

26 Fascinating Vintage Photos of Ernest Hemingway With His Beloved Cats

Being a “cat person” comes with an unfortunate stigma. But that was definitely not the case for Ernest Hemingway. The manliest man to ever hit the literary scene had a soft spot in his heart for felines. One of his companions was a six-toed white cat named Snowball, a white polydactyl kitten that Hemingway receivedContinue reading “26 Fascinating Vintage Photos of Ernest Hemingway With His Beloved Cats”

27 Fantastic Photos of a Going Away Party in 1950

Want to say goodbye in style? Whether you’re the one leaving, or you’re pulling a party together for a friend, throwing a going away party doesn’t have to be a daunting task. You can have fun and show your creativity through the invitations, decorations, food, and gifts. These intimate snaps show how a going awayContinue reading “27 Fantastic Photos of a Going Away Party in 1950”

45 Glamorous Photos of Actress & Singer Gloria Grahame in the 1940s and Early 1950s

Born 1923 in Los Angeles, California, American stage, film, and television actress and singer Gloria Grahame began her acting career in theatre, and in 1944, made her first film for MGM. Despite a featured role in It’s a Wonderful Life (1946), MGM did not believe she had the potential for major success, and sold herContinue reading “45 Glamorous Photos of Actress & Singer Gloria Grahame in the 1940s and Early 1950s”