Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon (born 8 November 1935) is a French actor and filmmaker. He is known as one of Europe’s most prominent actors and screen sex symbols from the 1960s and 1970s. He achieved critical acclaim for roles in films such as Purple Noon (1960), Rocco and His Brothers (1960), L’Eclisse (1962), TheContinue reading “40 Vintage Photos of Actor Alain Delon From the 1960s”
Annelies Marie Frank (12 June 1929 – c. February 1945) was a German-Dutch diarist of Jewish heritage. One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the 1947 publication of The Diary of a Young Girl (originally Het Achterhuis in Dutch; English: The Secret Annex), in which she documentsContinue reading “Anne Frank: Her Life in Pictures”
At age 16, Cher dropped out of school, left her mother’s house, and moved with a friend into Los Angeles, where she took acting classes and worked to support herself. Cher met Sonny Bono in November 1962 when he was working for record producer Phil Spector. Cher accepted Sonny’s offer to be his housekeeper. SonnyContinue reading “21 Amazing Photographs of 19-Year-Old Cher in a Record Studio in Los Angeles, California, 1966”
Celebrities are just like us. They also need a leisure time period after work. These intimate photos captured classic celebrities taking a musical break from between the 1920s and 1950s.
It may seem like a recent phenomenon, but Andy Warhol was an anomalous life logger in the 1960s, endlessly snapping Polaroids of the celebrities buzzing around him. “My idea of a good picture is one that’s in focus and of a famous person,” king of Pop Art Andy Warhol once said. Carrying a Polaroid cameraContinue reading “39 Fantastic Andy Warhol Celebrity Polaroids From the 1970s and 1980s”
Claudine Auger (born Claudine Oger; 26 April 1941 – 18 December 2019) was a French actress best known for her role as a Bond girl, Dominique “Domino” Derval, in the James Bond film Thunderball (1965). She earned the title of Miss France Monde (the French representative to the Miss World beauty pageant) and was alsoContinue reading “60 Stunning Photos of Actress Claudine Auger in the 1960s”
“A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.” – Coco Chanel Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel (19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971) was a French fashion designer and businesswoman. The founder and namesake of the Chanel brand, she was credited in the post-World War I era with popularizing a sporty, casual chic as theContinue reading “Extraordinary Photos of Coco Chanel during the 1910s and 1920s”
There are Hollywood romances, and then there are superstar romances, and no superstar romance ever managed to cram as much scandal, star power and unabashed sexual attraction into one gaudy package as the affair, marriage, divorce, second marriage and second divorce of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Their tumultuous liaison — before the marriages andContinue reading “23 Rare Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor from the Set of ‘Cleopatra’ in Rome, 1962”