60 Retro Photos Not Suitable For All Audiences

By | December 26, 2017

Young Farrah Fawcett on the Dating Game Show 1969 with braces on her teeth.

When flower power was in full bloom, it was as if pop culture had been waiting for it with open arms all along. There was an explosion of color in clothing, furniture, and advertisements. Television shows took on trippy vibes and films soon followed suit. Music became politically charged and full of free love toting duos. Gathered here are some favorite bits of the era.

Farrah Fawcett showed up on Hollywood's doorstep back in 1968 and was signed to a $350 we contract with screen gems. She first began her acting career with guest roles on television shows and commercials for products like Noxzema Max Factor and Beautyrest mattress among others.

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She was in her first film in 1969, The French romantic drama titled love is a funny thing. You line she was also given the role of Mary Ann Pringle in Myra Breckinridge in 1970. During the 1970s Farrah continued her television appearances including recurring roles on Harry-O which ran from 1974 to 1976. She also appeared in the Six Million Dollar Man which with her then-husband Lee Majors.

Italian film star Claudia Cardinale looking bored at an event in 1963.

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Claudia Cardinale took Europe by a storm, and soon the United States… and the rest of the world. The Italian film actress and sex symbol appeared in some of the most acclaimed European films of the 1960s and 1970s. She was blessed with more than just beauty, she had real talent as can be seen in her performances in films such as Girl with a Suitcase (1961), The Leopard (1963), and Federico Fellini's 8½ (1963). Cardinale became known in the United States and Britain following her role in The Pink Panther. Then she began appearing in Hollywood films like Blindfold (1965) with Rock Hudson, The Professionals (1966), and the epic Western Once Upon a Time in the West (1968). She feared becoming a cliché and grew tired of Hollywood so she returned to Italian and French cinema.