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A look at Singapore in the 70s of the last century
A look at Singapore in the 70s of the last century
Singapore became independent on 9 August 1965. Lee Kuan yew and Yusuf ibn Ishaq took leadership positions, becoming the country's Prime Minister and President, respectively. In 1970, the active industrialization of Singapore began. The country began to...
21 february 2020, 21:26
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How to shoot "Shining": photos of the creative process
The film adaptation of Stephen king's novel "Shining" by Stanley Kubrick is one of the most famous film adaptations based on the works of the horror king. Despite the fact that the writer himself remained, to put it mildly, not happy with the film...
19 february 2020, 23:17
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Bright Spain in the photo of the middle of the last century
Bright Spain in the photo of the middle of the last century
These photos were taken in Spain in the 1950s. The footage captures different places from completely different angles: streets of small towns, panoramas of cities, the beauty of buildings, bright pictures of beaches. Sunny Spain in all its glory.
15 february 2020, 7:52
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Photos of Laplanders taken by an astrophysicist in the century before last
Photos of Laplanders taken by an astrophysicist in the century before last
A series of images about the life of Laplanders, taken by Amateur photographer Sophus Tromholt is listed as a UNESCO heritage. The author was an astrophysicist and came to Lapland in 1882 to investigate the nature of the Aurora. Communicating with the...
13 february 2020, 23:31
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Ireland in pictures of the end of the XIX century
Ireland in pictures of the end of the XIX century
We present a small selection of photos that capture the daily life of the Irish at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries. the Pictures were published by Valentine and Sons, which operated in the Scottish city of Dundee. The company was founded in 1851 by...
10 february 2020, 23:02
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Kirk Douglas on the set of
Kirk Douglas on the set of "Lust for life"
On February 5, 2020, legendary actor kirk Douglas died. During his long life of 103 years, he appeared in more than 90 films, including supporting roles. Among the most famous films are "The trumpeter" (1950), "Odyssey's Travels" (1954), "Spartacus"...
9 february 2020, 22:56
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Chinese New year in New York in 1960
Chinese New year in New York in 1960
New Yorkers have been celebrating Chinese New year in Chinatown for more than 150 years. In the early 1860s, the small area where the Chinese lived was located near Mott Street. Over the years, the community has strengthened its position, being in the...
8 february 2020, 22:03
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Gold rush photo by B. L. Singley
Gold rush photo by B. L. Singley
In the 1870s, hundreds of gold miners began arriving in the Yukon in search of the precious metal. One of these travelers was the American George Carmack, who in 1896 discovered gold in one of the tributaries of the Klondike river. This discovery caused...
4 february 2020, 23:17
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Life in Sweden in the middle of the last century
Life in Sweden in the middle of the last century
In 1945-1946, the Swedish national Council for social protection conducted a study aimed at determining standards and living conditions in major cities and other parts of Sweden. Photographer Lena Böklin made a series of documentary images that show the...
31 january 2020, 23:32
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Summer in South America: Lima in photos from 1974
Summer in South America: Lima in photos from 1974
Lima is the capital and largest city of Peru, which is located in the Central part of the country. On one side, its shores are washed by the waters of the Pacific ocean. Lima is recognized as the most populous metropolis in the country and the third...
31 january 2020, 8:34
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