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We Are In Complete Awe Of These Magical Photos From The Past

Written by Lyra Radford

Collected here are some enchanting photos of the past that will bring these moments back to life. You’ll find hilarious fashion fads, strange cultural trends, political protests, influential music, and various defining moments in history and pop culture. Come flip through these captivating photos that have left us in complete awe. 

California girl Courtney Thorne-Smith during her stint on Melrose Place 

Source: Reddit

Pictured here is a bright-eyed Courtney Thorne-Smith during her one of her best known roles; Alison Parker on the hit show Melrose Place. The show aired on July 8, 1992, and ran until May 24, 1999, but her role ended in 1997. She went on to yet another hit show, playing Georgia Thomas in Ally McBeal from 1997 to 2000. She spent 2001 to 2009, starring as Cheryl on According to Jim and then it was off to play Alan Harper’s girlfriend, Lyndsey McElroy, in Two and a Half Men.

Before Melrose Place, Thorne-Smith had already begun to make a name for herself with small but frequent television appearances and some film work throughout the 80’s. First with an appearance in the 1986 drama Lucas, alongside Winona Ryder, Corey Haim, and Charlie Sheen. Then she appeared in films such as Welcome to 18 (1986), Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987), Summer School (1987), and Side Out (1990).

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Lyra Radford

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Lyra spends her days exploring all shades of history. In her writing, she covers topics ranging from the 'groovy' to the downright strange. She enjoys books, movies, and strong coffee. She also fancies herself the world's greatest air hockey player. She learned the ins and outs of writing and producing film/television at Palm Beach State and The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. She is currently enrolled at Arizona State University studying psychology and writing. Her work has been featured by some of the most prolific sites on the web and she is the author of the travel guide "Two-Days Exploring Haunted Key West".