Nostalgic Photos That Will Make You Want to Revisit the Past

By | January 25, 2023

Sophia Loren's Summer Outfit At Age 18

It’s time to take a look at some photos that are going to make you wish you had a time machine handy. Did you know that James Dean stole Marlon Brando’s girlfriend shortly before his death? We’ve got the photo to prove it. Do you remember that picture of Lynda Carter in a swim cap that shocked the public? We’ve got that too. And we’ve got Jim Morrison hanging out in his home made vocal booth (also known as a “bathroom” in some parts of the country). We’ve also got classic photos from Woodstock, some sweethearts from the racing scene, and plenty of interesting facts about these small yet fascinating moments in history to keep you from falling asleep at your desk.

Crack open a can of Tab and dive into these 56 photos that will have you reminiscing with your crew before you know it. Read on!

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Before she signed a five picture deal with Paramount Sophia Loren was a girl to talk about on the European pageant circuit. At 15 she competed for the title of Miss Italia under the Sophia Lazzaro, and while she didn't take home the highest honor there was a special prize created just for her, "Miss Elegance."

Loren didn't start acting for another two years, but at the age of 17 she appeared as an extra in Quo Vadis, an epic set in ancient Rome, and Era lui... sì! sì!. The latter was an Italian comedy where she appeared as a saucy dream woman to a beleaguered department store owner.

It would take until 1953, when she starred in the film Aida, for heads to really start turning for this Italian goddess. 

James Dean and girlfriend Ursula Andress at a party in Los Angeles, 1955.

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James Dean sure was a scamp, wasn’t he? With East of Eden out in theaters and his calling card Rebel Without A Cause yet to be released, Dean was so hot that he was able to steal 19-year-old Swedish femme fatale Ursula Andress away from none other than Marlon Brando.

Dean and Andress were only together for a few weeks, and this is the only real proof that they were hooking up. About a month after this photo was taken Dean passed away after he smashed his Porsche Spyder 500 head on into another car while flying down route 466 toward Paso Robles. After Dean’s death Andress went onto appear as Honey Ryder in Dr. No