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50 Rare Historic Photos That You Probably Haven’t Seen Before

50 Rare Historic Photos That You Probably Haven’t Seen Before

Whenever there is an old picture album lying around, I can’t help but pick it up and flip through it. Especially when that photo album has pictures from the early 1900s up through the 1960s or so. You can learn so much about life just by looking through old photographs, but what happens when these photographs are actually photos featuring famous people who you have definitely heard mentioned before? Well these 50 past photos reveal sides of famous people who most people have never seen before. I’m sure more than a few of these will surprise you and some might even make you laugh. Enjoy!

1. William Harley and Arthur Davidson (Harley Davidson), 1914

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2. Bill Gates getting arrested for driving without a license, 1977

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3. The Beatles during their very famous photo shoot.

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4. The first car factory in the U.S. – Ford Inc, 1926

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5. Robin Williams as a cheerleader, 1980

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6.Halloween costumes, 1900

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7. Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona, 1925

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8. A boxing match in Yankee Stadium, 1923

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9. Arnold Schwarzenegger visiting New York for the first time, 1968

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10. Albert Einstein and some furry shoes.

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11. John F. Kennedy comforting Marilyn Monroe.

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12. Osama Bin Laden showing off his judo black belt.

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13. A child with artificial legs, 1898

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14. The Statue of Liberty before being shipped to America

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15. The filming of Batman, 1966

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16. The last picture ever taken of the Titanic before it sank, 1912

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17. Jimi Hendrix and Mick Jagger, 1969

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18. Martin Luther King and Marlon Brando

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19. Charlie Chaplin and Albert Einstein

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20. Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee

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21. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates

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22. Marilyn Monroe and Sammy Davis, Jr.

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23. The first computer in England, 1950

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24. The marathon at the first summer Olympics in Athens, Greece 1896

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25. Golden Gate Bridge construction. San Francisco, 1937

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26. Fidel Castro and Malcolm X, 1960

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27. A very young Johnny Depp

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28. Muhammad Ali trying to save a man from committing suicide

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29. Robert Downey Jr. and Slash

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30. The Beatles’ last performance

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31. Kobe Bryant when he was only 18 years old, 1996

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32. Bob Marley playing with a soccer ball

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33. Maradona, Pele, and Micheal Platini, 1988

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34. A computer ad from the 1980’s

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35. Buzz Aldrin doing a selfie from space, 1966

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36. President Bush receiving the 9/11 news

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37. Jack laughing about a newspaper article about himself

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38. The Rolling Stones, 1963

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39. Che Guevara and Fidel Castro, 1965

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40. Mount Rushmore under construction, 1939

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41. Playing golf on the top of a skyscraper under construction, 1932

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42. A Japanese soldier surrendering in front of U.S. soldiers.

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43. Eiffel Tower under construction, 1880’s

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44. New York Parking System, 1930

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45. A one wheel vehicle in Italia, 1931

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46. Barack Obama as a teenager

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47. Jimi Hendrix’s last concert, 1970

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48. Queenie, the first skiing elephant, 1950

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49. Kurt Cobain’s mug shot

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50. Steven Spielberg playing with the props in Jaws

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These photos really capture moments in time that can’t be replaced. These 50 past photos give you a glimpse into the lives of celebrities and life dating back to the 1800s. Some of these are so incredible that some people would want them framed in their homes. The picture of Muhammad Ali trying to save a person from committing suicide was definitely a moment that should have been caught on camera. Which one was your favorite?

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