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27 Incredible Historical Images

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Here is a shot of Elvis when he served in the army back in 1958. Elvis served until 1960 in the Army and he was the most well known name in the Army at the time.

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This may look super out of the norm, but back in 1937 this was pretty common. Apartments would have windows like this so kids could get enough sunlight and air while living in an apartment.

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This is a photo of the original Ronald McDonald back in 1963. I personally was always afraid of the McDonald’s clown and to be honest I Don’t think that has changed much…

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This is a photo of the Berlin Wall being built in 1961. The Berlin wall was knocked down in 1991.

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Before Donald Trump was getting his spray tans their used to be vending machines back in 1949 where you could get a suntan at.

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Back in the 1920’s woman could be fined for having on a too revealing swim suit. Here is a image of a sheriff measuring a woman’s swim suit. Oh have the times have changed….

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This is a picture of a mom and sun looking at a mushroom cloud in Las Vegas from a ATOMIC BOMB being dropped around at a test site. Atomic bombs would be tested all the time in the 1950’s. The areas where the Atomic Bombs were dropped will not be habitable for thousands of years.

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Here is a rare color photo of WW2. This a the Nazi Party celebrating Christmas in 1941.

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Well I guess snowball fights used to get pretty rough back in the day. Here is a photo of freshman students after a freshman vs. sophomore snowball fight back in 1893.

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Now that is a lot of booze! Here is a photo of alcohol being poured out of a building during the prohibition period in Detroit.

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Did you guys know that chimps made it to space? Well I certainly had no clue… Here is a space chimp posing for the camera after a successful mission to space back in 1961.

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This photo makes me nervous for some reason.. Here is a photo of 11 workers in 1932 having their lunch while building the Rockefeller Center in New York City.

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This is an amazing photo! Here is Neil Armstrong walking on the MOON!! in 1969

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This photo was taken by a photographer that didn’t originally like the Beatles at all, but he started listening to them and totally fell in love with their music and he later took this picture of them.

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This is a picture of a hippo going for a swim in the ocean. It looks like the big guy even caught a wave.

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Check out the skyline of Los Angeles back in 1960. This is the Shulman house and is still shown in movies today.

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They don’t call him Air Jordan for no reason. This photo taken for the magazine Life back in 1984.

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Here is a hilarious photo of Robin Williams running onto a football field with a group of cheerleaders back in 1980.

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I am not trying to scare the pants off of anyone, but this was just a regular photo of what Halloween looked like back in 1900. It looks like Halloween used to be a lot scarier back in the day!

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This is a famous photo taken by some old time paparazzi. It looks like Marilyn Monroe and John F. Kennedy used to be pretty close friends back in the day.

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This might look like a photo of 3 guys in their karate outfits, but one of these guys is a pretty nasty dude. I bet you guys didn’t know but the guy of the far right is Osama Bin Laden!

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Did you guys know that this genius has even been locked up before. Don’t worry guys Bill wasn’t locked up for too long he only got charged for driving without a license in 1977, well before windows 95 was a smash hit.

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Here is a photo of the construction of Mt. Rushmore in 1939. They used an incredible amount of dinomite during the construction and it also took about 14 years to finish.

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This photo was taken right before the filming of “Star Wars a New Hope” in 1977. Do you guys think that is the best Star Wars film?

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This is a picture of a crafty painter painting the Eiffel Tower way back in 1932. I can’t believe it is still around and still looks gorgeous!

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This may look like a pretty conservative bathing suit. But back in the day this was practically like walking around naked. This photo was taken to promote women’s rights. The person wearing the bathing suit was arrested for indecency.

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This is a photo taken of a group of people saluting Hitler in Germany. Everyone is saluting Hitler except for the man in the circle, good for him…

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