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May 23, 2019

Dolphin Shorts: The Favorite Fashion Trend of the '80s Teenage Girls

Dolphin shorts or Dolfins are a specific style of unisex shorts for athletics. They are typically very short and were originally made from nylon with contrasting binding, side slits, and rounded corners, with a waistband at the top. A style popular in the 1980s.

The name is a corruption of Dolfin, the American company that first produced this style of shorts in the 1980s. Due to their shortness, they are sometimes identified as a form of hotpants.

These cool snaps that captured teenage girls in their Dolphin shorts from the 1980s.










Last Known Photos of Sharon Tate Taken by Her Friend Jay Sebring Days Before She Was Murdered by the Manson Family

Tate was eight-and-a-half months pregnant at the time of her death, and her friend Jay Sebring was also one of the victims.


These are the final photographs ever shot of Sharon Tate. Her friend and former boyfriend Jay Sebring along with Wojciech Frykowski and Abigail Folger were all killed by the Manson Family in a house on Cielo Drive in San Diego, California on August 8th, 1969.











18 Best Photos of Jamie Lee Curtis in Fitness Outfits in the 1980s

The intrigue surrounding romantic trysts in the sweaty, scantily-dressed studios of Los Angeles fitness gyms was the plotline of the 1985 movie “Perfect” that propped Jamie Lee Curtis on the stage as a sexy fitness icon of the athletic community.


Turning from the locker room drama of Hollywood health clubs, Curtis went on to be Tinseltown’s resident “scream queen” in several cult classic horror flicks. Nowadays as a bona fide film industry titan, Curtis is cast in more matronly roles. This Hollywood honey even wrote a children’s book.










40 Cool Snaps Capture '50s Ladies Wearing Necklaces

1950s style clothing is timeless. It is one of the unique eras of fashion. The 1950s really went for the youthful freedoms and fun sense of style.

But the classic vintage style in this period would be less elegant without jewelry and accessories, especially the necklaces.

Take a look at these cool snaps to see which necklace styles that '50 ladies often wore.










May 22, 2019

38 Stunning Photos of Bo Derek While Filming '10' in 1979

Bo Derek had her first major film appearance in 10, a 1979 American romantic comedy film written, produced, and directed by Blake Edwards. It was considered a trend-setting film at the time and was one of the year's biggest box-office hits. It follows a man in middle age who becomes infatuated with a young woman whom he has never met, leading to a comic chase and an encounter in Mexico.


10 was released by Warner Bros., opening in 706 theaters. It opened at number one in the United States, earning $3,526,692 ($12,174,445 today) its opening weekend. The film went on to make a total of $74,865,517 ($258,442,218 today) in United States, making it one of the top-grossing films of 1979. It received mostly positive reviews from critics.

Take a look at these stunning photos to see glamorous beauty of Bo Derek while filming 10 in 1979.










30 Beautiful Black and White Portraits of a Very Young Jane Fonda From Between the Late 1950s and Early 1960s

Here’s a gallery of 30 vintage photos of a young Jane Fonda that had men going crazy in the 1960s and ’70s. Fans will also Jane Fonda’s best movies and a look at her dating history. Easily one of the hottest women, young Jane Fonda’s beautiful body and gorgeous face were the desire of men (and women) everywhere.


Fonda rose to stardom after a Broadway performance in the 1960 play There Was a Little Girl. She received two Tony Award nominations for her performance, and landed the lead role in the 1960’s film Period of Adjustment. Her first Academy Award nomination was for her role in They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? Since then, she has been nominated for an Academy Award seven different times.

Given her naturally fit body, Fonda released a work-out video in 1982, which is the highest-selling workout video of all time. She went on to put out a total of 22 workout and fitness videos, being an icon in that world as well.

Take a look at these hot pictures of Jane Fonda when she was young, and learn why she truly is one of the sexiest women of all time.










Secretly Photographing the Holocaust: Rare Photos Taken by a Jewish Photographer That Show Daily Life in the Lodz Ghetto

Mendel Grossman was born in Staszów, Poland on 27 June 1913. After the occupation of Poland by the German Army in September 1939, he joined the underground in the town.


Forced to live in the Lodz ghetto he used his position in the statistics department to obtain the material needed to take photographs. By hiding his camera in his raincoat, Grossman was able to take secret photographs of scenes in the ghetto. He took these photographs at great risk to his life, not only because the Gestapo suspected him, but also because of his weak heart. Some of his photographs assisted people in identifying the graves of their loved ones.

Mendel Grossman’s negatives are now the prepared documentation of the Holocaust. Grossman distributed many of his photographs; those he was unable to distribute, he tried to hide. In August 1944, shortly before the final liquidation of the Litzmannstadt Ghetto, he hid ca. 10,000 negatives showing scenes from the Ghetto. In the ghetto, he lived together with his family at 55 Marynarskiej street.

Mendel Grossman, the ghetto photographer, with a friend.

Mendel Grossman taking photographs in the ghetto.

The photographer Mendel Grossman in his laboratory.

Grossman continued to take photographs after he was deported to the Konigs Wusterhausen labor camp. He stayed there until 16 April 1945. On 30 April 1945, he was shot by Nazis during a forced death march, still holding on to his camera.

After the war his hidden negatives were discovered. Grossman’s sister found some of his hidden photographs and took them to Israel, but they were mostly lost in the Israeli war of Independence. Other photos taken by Grossman were found by one of his friends, Nachman (Natek) Zonabend; these photographs are now located in the Museum of Holocaust and Resistance at the Ghetto Fighters House in Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot, Israel, as well as Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

"Scheisskommando" workers pulling a cart of sewage.

A group of youngsters in the ghetto, one of whom has a Jewish Badge on his back.

People waiting in line for food in the ghetto.

Mendel Grossman's brother-in-law.

A crossing between two parts of the ghetto, 1941.





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