54 Beautiful Photos of Marianne Faithfull during the 1960s

Marianne Evelyn Gabriel Faithfull (born 29 December 1946) is an English singer, songwriter, and actress. She achieved popularity in the 1960s with the release of her hit single “As Tears Go By” and became one of the lead female artists during the British Invasion in the United States. Born in Hampstead, London, Faithfull began herContinue reading “54 Beautiful Photos of Marianne Faithfull during the 1960s”

31 Amazing Vintage Photos of Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable On the Set of “The Misfits”, 1960

The Misfits is a 1961 American drama film written by Arthur Miller, directed by John Huston, and starring Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe and Montgomery Clift. The supporting cast features Thelma Ritter, Eli Wallach and Kevin McCarthy. It marked the last completed film of both Gable and Monroe. For Gable, the film was posthumously released, whileContinue reading “31 Amazing Vintage Photos of Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable On the Set of “The Misfits”, 1960”

Amazing Studio Portraits of Nuns Taken During the 1950s and Early 1960s

Though brought up in a family mostly interested in scientific studies, French photographer Thérèse Le Prat, born Thérèse Cahen in 1895 in Pantin, was taught literature and music. When she divorced the publisher Guillaume Le Prat in the early 1930s, he offered her a really good camera, and she started photography. Thanks to her dawningContinue reading “Amazing Studio Portraits of Nuns Taken During the 1950s and Early 1960s”

26 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos Capturing Everyday Life of the Rockettes in 1964

The Rockettes are an American precision dance company. Founded in 1925 in St. Louis, they have performed at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, since 1932. Until 2015, they also had a touring company. They are best known for starring in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, an annual Christmas show, and for performingContinue reading “26 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos Capturing Everyday Life of the Rockettes in 1964”

37 Vintage Photos of Rock Hudson in the 1950s and 1960s

Born 1925 as Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. in Winnetka, Illinois, American actor Rock Hudson was generally known for his turns as a leading man during the 1950s and 1960s. Viewed as a prominent “heartthrob” of the Hollywood Golden Age, he achieved stardom with roles in films such as Magnificent Obsession (1954), All That Heaven AllowsContinue reading “37 Vintage Photos of Rock Hudson in the 1950s and 1960s”

The Disposable Clothing: Hot Trend “Paper Dress” Was a Short-Lived Fashion Novelty Item in the Mid-1960s

During the 1960s styles were constantly changing and there were many brief fashion fads and trends. One such trend was that of the paper dress. ‘Disposable’ clothing reached its peak around 1966-68 but was generally more of a gimmick than a viable alternative. Society was adopting an increasingly ‘throw-away’ attitude; disposable cutlery, and cigarette lightersContinue reading “The Disposable Clothing: Hot Trend “Paper Dress” Was a Short-Lived Fashion Novelty Item in the Mid-1960s”

28 Colorful Psychedelic Advertisements From Between the 1960s and Early 1970s

Psychedelic art is any art or visual displays inspired by psychedelic experiences and hallucinations known to follow the ingestion of psychoactive drugs such as LSD and psilocybin. The word “psychedelic” (coined by British psychologist Humphry Osmond) means “mind manifesting”. By that definition, all artistic efforts to depict the inner world of the psyche may beContinue reading “28 Colorful Psychedelic Advertisements From Between the 1960s and Early 1970s”

42 Rare Vintage Photographs of The Quarrymen (aka The Beatles) From the Late 1950s

The Quarrymen are a British skiffle/rock and roll group, formed by John Lennon in Liverpool in 1956, which eventually evolved into the Beatles in 1960. Originally consisting of Lennon and several school friends, the Quarrymen took their name from a line in the school song of Quarry Bank High School, which they attended. Lennon startedContinue reading “42 Rare Vintage Photographs of The Quarrymen (aka The Beatles) From the Late 1950s”