Unedited Vintage Photos No One Talks About

By Sarah Norman | August 24, 2023

Betty Brosmer was the highest paid model in the mid 1950's, she was on over 200 magazine covers.

It is the people that make the past what it was. The lives people live, decisions they make, and things they accomplish are all woven into the tapestry of history and tell the story of the time period. That is true with the people shown in this collection of photos. These people – all icons of the groovy era – have left their imprint on the era. Let’s see how many of them you can remember. 

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With her toned body, impossibly tiny waist, and stunning good looks, it is no wonder that beautiful Betty Brosmer was one of the most prolific modes of the 1950s. She was always athletic and enjoyed fitness, which helped her to maintain her figure. At the age of 13, she appeared in a catalog. That gig helped her catch the eye of pin-up photographers, Alberto Vargas and Earl Moran. She was just 15 years old when she moved to New York City in 1950 to work as a full-time model. Although she was only 15, the make-up, clothing, hairstyles, and poses she did as a pin-up model made her look ten years old. 

Daughter Holly Joined her Famous Dad, Jack Palance, as Co-Hosts of "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" 

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Tough guy actor Jack Palance, who had already enjoyed a long and successful career in films and on television, was tapped to host a documentary-style television series, “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!” which debuted in 1982 on ABC. The show introduced viewers to the strange, mystifying, and bizarre oddities, people, and events that defy explanation. The series ran from 1982 to 1986. During that time, Palance had three co-hosts. The first was actress Catherine Shirriff and the last was singer Marie Osmond, but he had a special connection with the middle one. It was his own daughter, Holly Palance. Like her famous dad, Holly Palance was an actress. You might remember her from her role in The Omen