Shirley Temple Black shaking hands with President Gerald Ford in the Cabinet Room after being sworn-in as Chief of Protocol on July 20, 1976. Following her career in Hollywood, former child actress Shirley Temple embarked on a career in politics and diplomacy. She was a representative to the 24th United Nations General Assembly; Ambassador to […]
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Andre ‘Bandi’ De Toth, enterprise studio director receives his Valentine present early on February 7, 1947 from his wife, screen star Veronica Lake. The gift being a Navion airplane purchased from North American Aviation Corp. by Veronica out of the salary she made while working in the De Toth directed film, Ramrod, produced by Harry […]
Mug shot: A photograph of someone’s face especially one made for police records. The word ”mug shots” comes from the British slang word “mug” meaning “face.” In 1972, Steve McQueen was arrested in Anchorage, Alaska for drunk driving. The famed actor posted bail and left town. He was later convicted in absentia for reckless driving.
Mug shot: A photograph of someone’s face especially one made for police records. The word ”mug shots” comes from the British slang word “mug” meaning “face.” During his illustrious career Alphonso J. “Al” Jennings was a cowboy, lawyer, train robber, politician, author and movie star. At a time he was one of the best-known outlaws in the American […]
The newsreel shows American film star Marilyn Monroe and her husband Arthur Miller arriving at a London Airport on July 19, 1956. She was in town to promote The Prince and the Showgirl with co-star Sir Laurence Olivier who is shown in the clip, alongside his wife Vivien Leigh, greeting Monroe and Miller. Olivier also directed […]
On September 21, 1938, New England was hit by a Category 3 hurricane. Many names were given to the storm including the Great New England Hurricane, Yankee Clipper, Great Hurricane of 1938, and Long Island Express. However, it was mainly known as the New England Hurricane of 1938. Not since 1869 had this region experienced […]
On LIFE’s December 22, 1952 issue, three-year-old Cynthia West was pictured standing next to Chauncey, a three-foot-tall miniature horse. Chauncey was imported from England by Willis Parker – an animal trainer. Chauncey was among the four miniature horse that Parker imported. They each weighed around 90 pounds. Parker’s Lilliput Ranch in California also supplied animals […]