1990s South Korea Street Style: 18 Forgotten Trends All ’90s Koreans Were Obsessed With

Everything was more simple back then. The country’s reputation wasn’t as popular as these days. Seoul was less sophisticated and there were still many poor areas. People were less materialistic and plastic surgery wasn’t as common as these days.“Korea in the 1970s and ’80s had no fashion industry at all. It hardly had any industriesContinue reading “1990s South Korea Street Style: 18 Forgotten Trends All ’90s Koreans Were Obsessed With”

28 Interesting Photos of Seoul, South Korea in the Late 1970s

Seoul, officially known as the Seoul Special City, is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. According to the 2020 census, Seoul has a population of 9.9 million people, and forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area with the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province. It is considered to be a global cityContinue reading “28 Interesting Photos of Seoul, South Korea in the Late 1970s”

‘Slapsie Maxie’: The USO Show for the Korean War in 1954

Founded in 1941 by Mary Ingraham in response to a request from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, The United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) is a nonprofit organization that provides live entertainment, such as comedians and musicians, and other programs to members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. During World War II, the USOContinue reading “‘Slapsie Maxie’: The USO Show for the Korean War in 1954”

The Amazing Story Behind the Picture of a Soldier Feeding a Tiny Kitten in Korean War, 1952

In the middle of the Korean War, this kitten found herself an orphan. Luckily, she found her way into the hands of Marine Sergeant Frank Praytor. He adopted the two-week-old kitten and gave her the name “Miss Hap” because, he explained, “she was born at the wrong place at the wrong time”. There’s a juxtapositionContinue reading “The Amazing Story Behind the Picture of a Soldier Feeding a Tiny Kitten in Korean War, 1952”

28 Incredible Vintage Photos of Marilyn Monroe in Korea in 1954

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were on their honeymoon in Tokyo, Japan in February of 1954 when Marilyn received an invitation from General John E. Hull’s Far East command to entertain the U.S. troops stationed in war torn Korea. After a little thought and discussion with her husband she said yes. It should be saidContinue reading “28 Incredible Vintage Photos of Marilyn Monroe in Korea in 1954”