All we know about these fascinating photos of London in 1972 is that they were more than likely taken by an American tourist. They are from the collection of Glen F who has a fabulous collection on Flickr and who says of the photos: I’ve found that Americans tend to take pics of ‘mundane’ things
A look back at summer at the beach during the 1970s, presented by Getty Images.
Agnetha Fältskog was born on 5 April 1950 in Jönköpping, Sweden. As a child, she began taking piano lessons, singing in a choir, and composing her first songs. At the age of ten, she formed the trio The Cambers with two of her friends and performed on local stages. After a stint in the group
So you think the airscrew is strictly for planes? Guess again. Look at these mighty prop-driven machines created by some of the most talented engineers and designers the world ’round. Sure, they can’t fly, but their twisted blades help them wade through water, ice, snow, mud, glide on rails, and rule the road.
Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, also known as GLOW or G.L.O.W., was a women’s professional wrestling promotion begun in 1986 (the pilot was filmed in December 1985) and continued in various forms after it left television. Colorful characters, strong women, and over-the-top comedy sketches were integral to the series’ success. Most of the performers were actresses,
Check out some badass ladies of the Western world who used to walk around with tattoos on their bodies, long before it was cool.
Before the great clean-up began, New York had abandoned blocks dotted the landscape, creating vast areas absent of urban cohesion and life itself during the 1970s. These amazing photos from Andy Blair that show another side of New York in the 1970s. source
From Burt Glinn to Elliott Erwitt via Henri Cartier-Bresson, Marc Riboud and René Burri, Magnum’s great photographers covered the Cuban revolution and Fidel Castro’s rise to power. source
The Woodstock Festival was a music festival, billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music”. It held at Max Yasgur‘s 600-acre farm in the Catskills near the hamlet of White Lake in the town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to August 18, 1969. Bethel, in Sullivan County, is 43 miles
Lee Jun-fan ( 1940 – 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American actor, film director, martial artist, martial arts instructor, philosopher, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do, one of the wushu or kungfu styles. Bruce Lee is a legend. But behind the smooth statue of the philosopher-fighter
On May 28, 1934 in Canada in the province of Ontario, Mrs. Dionne gives birth to five little girls. Born two months in advance, all survived miraculously, experienced immediate popularity but were victims of commercial exploitation. The five Dionne sisters are Annette, Cecile, Yvonne, Marie and Émilie. They are born in the village of Corbeil