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”

20 Vintage Portrait Photos of Beautiful Girls From the Miss Europe Competition, 1930

Miss Europe 1930 was the second annual Miss Europe competition. Miss Greece won and 19 girls from Europe competed in the pageant. Belgium, Czechoslovakia and Turkey participated for the first time and one candidacy, that of Switzerland, was withdrawn. Miss Europe 1930: Aliki Diplarakou, Greece The Greek brunette Aliki Diplarakou (1912-2002) was 18 when sheContinue reading “20 Vintage Portrait Photos of Beautiful Girls From the Miss Europe Competition, 1930”

Marsha Hunt: Mick Jagger’s Inspiration For His Song ‘Brown Sugar’

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’”

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”

73 Stunning Photos of Actress Dorothy Dandridge during the 1950s

Dorothy Jean Dandridge (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) was an American actress, singer, and dancer. She is the first African-American film star to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, which was for her performance in Carmen Jones (1954). Dandridge performed as a vocalist in venues such as the Cotton ClubContinue reading “73 Stunning Photos of Actress Dorothy Dandridge during the 1950s”