Born 1946 in Hove, England, British actress Alexandra Bastedo made her film debut as one of the title characters in 13 Frightened Girls (1963). She received notice on the European continent, earning her the nickname, “La Bastedo”. Bastedo was most familiar to viewers of 1960s TV, and best known for her role as secret agentContinue reading “45 Stunning Photos of Actress Alexandra Bastedo in the 1960s and 1970s”
Marsha Hunt (born 1946) is an American actress, novelist, singer and former model, who has lived mostly in Britain and Ireland. She achieved national fame when she appeared in London as Dionne in the long-running rock musical Hair. She had close relationships with Marc Bolan and Mick Jagger, and became Mick’s inspiration for his songContinue reading “Marsha Hunt: Mick Jagger’s Inspiration For His Song ‘Brown Sugar’”
Hot pants was very brief tight shorts worn by women as an outer garment. Categorized as “short shorts,” hot pants commonly have an inseam length of 2 inches (50 mm) or less. These are short, tight shorts, usually made of cotton, nylon, or some other common material. They are meant to emphasize the buttocks andContinue reading “42 Incredible Photos Showing Hotpants in the 1970s”
When you think of enchanting images of Hollywood stars — Marilyn Monroe wrapped up in silk sheets, Audrey Hepburn flashing a knowing grin — do you wonder about the person behind the camera? And how they possibly captured that delicate moment? For the past 50 years, photographer Douglas Kirkland has found new angles on theContinue reading “30 Amazing Portraits of Hollywood Icons During the 1960s & 1970s”
William Harley and Davidson brothers founded the company in 1903. In the following years, Harley Davidson made bikes that many people adopted as their dominant symbol. It developed a fierce image of violet machismo, but was known for comfort. Below is a collection of 34 wonderful vintage ads of Harley-Davidson during the 1970s.
David Bowie may have a song called Looking for a Friend, but the late musician was certainly not short on pals. From joking around with Paul McCartney at award shows to performing with Mick Jagger on stage to marrying supermodel Iman, Bowie surrounded himself with people to know.