50 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos Showing the Making of ‘Return of The Jedi’, 1983

Return of the Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi) is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand. The screenplay is by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas from a story by Lucas, who was also the executive producer. The sequel to Star Wars (1977) andContinue reading “50 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos Showing the Making of ‘Return of The Jedi’, 1983”

40 Vintage Photos of Celebrities Enjoying Themselves at Studio 54 From 1977 to 1981

Studio 54 is a Broadway theatre and a former disco nightclub located on 54th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The building opened in 1927 as the Gallo Opera House. It operated as an entertainment venue under various names until 1942, when CBS began using it as a radio and television studio dubbed StudioContinue reading “40 Vintage Photos of Celebrities Enjoying Themselves at Studio 54 From 1977 to 1981”

42 Stunning Black & White Photographs of Tina Turner on Stage From Between the 1960s and 1980s

Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an American-born Swiss singer, songwriter and actress. Widely referred to as the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, she rose to prominence as the lead singer of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue before launching a successful career as a solo performer. Turner began her careerContinue reading “42 Stunning Black & White Photographs of Tina Turner on Stage From Between the 1960s and 1980s”

27 Amazing Photos of the Wreck of the Titanic When It Was First Discovered in 1985

RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner, operated by the White Star Line, which sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after striking an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK, to New York City. Of the estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, more than 1,500 died, which made the sinkingContinue reading “27 Amazing Photos of the Wreck of the Titanic When It Was First Discovered in 1985”

30 Fantastic Photos of Life in New Zealand from the 1960s to early 1980s

New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It consists of two main landmasses—the North Island (Te Ika-a-Māui) and the South Island (Te Waipounamu)—and over 700 smaller islands, covering a total area of 268,021 square kilometres (103,500 sq mi). New Zealand is about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) east of Australia across theContinue reading “30 Fantastic Photos of Life in New Zealand from the 1960s to early 1980s”

21 Amazing Vintage Photos of Rock Stars Wearing Short Shorts

In 2015, a study that “examined 1980s heavy metal groupies, musicians, and fans at middle age” found they were “significantly happier in their youth and better adjusted currently than either middle-aged or current college-age youth comparison groups.” What was the difference between then and now? Short shorts, of course! Shorts can be a divisive topicContinue reading “21 Amazing Vintage Photos of Rock Stars Wearing Short Shorts”

16 Bizarre Classic Christmas Album Covers

Every year, a handful of new artists try their hand at a Christmas album. It works for some, but for many others, it’s just kind of a weird experiment. It’s more or less expected for a lot of country singers and mainstream pop stars to make at least some kind of holiday offering, but thereContinue reading “16 Bizarre Classic Christmas Album Covers”

23 Funny Photos of Slavic Santa Clauses in the USSR During the 1980s

Ded Moroz is a Slavic fictional character similar to that of Father Christmas. The literal translation is “Old Man Frost”, often translated as “Grandfather Frost”. Ded Moroz brings presents to children and often delivers them in person on New Year’s Eve. Ded Moroz is accompanied by Snegurochka, his granddaughter and helper, who wears long silver-blueContinue reading “23 Funny Photos of Slavic Santa Clauses in the USSR During the 1980s”