Iconic Photos of All Time

Sunday, 11 September 2011

Iconic Photos
Iconic Photos- Since when 9/11 happened, the photos of it become iconic. These photos of the attack on the World Trade Center twin towers are everywhere as today is 10th anniversary of the attack on World Trade Center. But we also many familiar iconic images of the past. Take a look back back at other iconic photos from the past like a spunky single gal audrey hepburn breakfast at tiffany's, a frightened little boy elian gonzalez gun, an advertising icon Marlboro Man Ads and more of the subjects and people in these iconic images and find out where they are now.

The Babe bows out : Yankee stadium monument park

George Herman Ruth, Jr., best known as "Babe" Ruth and nicknamed "the Bambino" and "the Sultan of Swat", was an American Major League baseball player from 1914–1935. He was born on 6-Feb-1895 at Baltimore. He died on 16-Aug-1948 in New York City.
Babe Ruth  cause of deathHis cause of death is Throat Cancer. The melancholic "The Babe Bows Out" captured the essence of the ailing slugger Babe Ruth's final appearance at Yankee stadium the House That Ruth Built on June 13, 1948. His uniform’s number, 3, was retired the same year. Yankee stadium 1923- Yankee Stadium is a stadium located in The Bronx in New York City. It serves as the home ballpark for the New York Yankees, replacing the previous Yankee Stadium, built in 1923.  
Yankee Stadium Monument Park- Monument Park is an open-air museum located at the new Yankee Stadium containing a collection of monuments, plaques, and retired numbers honoring distinguished members of the New York Yankees. Nat Fein is the Pulitzer-winning photographer.

The Marlboro Man : Two actors Marlboro man lung cancer

Before the days of graphic warning labels i.e. cigarette warning labels, the mythical cowboy like Marlboro Man Ads was the face of one brand of cigarettes for more than four decades. The ad agency is the Leo Burnett company.
Two actors Marlboro man lung cancer- Darrell Winfield and Wayne Dunafon are the names of two very famous actors of Marlboro man who dies of lung cancer. Even the Marlboro man was not immune to the effects of cigarette smoking. Two actors who portrayed as Marlboro Man in print and television cigarette advertisements died of lung cancer, a disease caused by cigarette smoking.

Albert Einstein tongue photo : Einstein photo sold for $74,324

Albert Einstein is  the world's most famous theoretical physicist . He was born on March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Germany. The irreverent photo of Einstein tongue, was taken in 1951 during the height of McCarthyism. McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evidence. The term has its origins in the period in the United States known as the Second Red Scare, lasting roughly from the late 1940s to the late 1950s and characterized by heightened fears of communist influence on American institutions and espionage by Soviet agents.
Albert Einstein denounced McCarthyism- Albert Einstein also denounced McCarthyism and called for an end to bigotry and racism, and was widely criticized for his liberal views among the anxious age of the Cold War. He died on April 18, 1955, at the age of 76.
Einstein photo sold for $74,324 - Famous Iconic Signed photo of Albert Einstein sticking out his tongue sold for $74324 by a New Hampshire auction house. An auctioneer in Amherst, N.H., says he sold a famed photograph of theoretical physicist Albert Einstein for $74,324. Auctioneer Bobby Livingston said the autographed 1951 photo of Einstein wagging his tongue was sold online.
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American Girl in Italy 1951 : Ninalee Craig 83

American girl in Italy is the black-and-white photograph of a young woman being ogled by a group of Italian men has turned heads for 60 years. The photographer is Ruth Orkin. The city is Florence, Italy. Is it a feminist symbol? It’s not a symbol of harassment.
Ninalee Craig 83 - The iconic 1951 image “American Girl in Italy” turns 60 last month. The stunning woman in the photo, Ninalee Craig, now 83 is speaking up about it. She wants to explain what the photo represents, and what it doesn’t. It’s not a symbol of harassment + american girl in italy.
“Some people want to use it as a symbol of harassment of women, but that’s what we’ve been fighting all these years,” Craig said in a telephone interview from her home in Toronto. “It’s not a symbol of harassment. It’s a symbol of a woman having an absolutely wonderful time!”

Marilyn Monroe 7 year itch : Marilyn Monroe dress sold $4.6 million

Marilyn Monroe dress sold $4.6 million- The pleated ivory dress that blew around Marilyn Monroe in an iconic scene from "The Seven Year Itch" is going to a collector who bid $4.6 million at a weekend auction of Hollywood Memorabilia.
Marilyn Monroe is the doomed starlet provided one of the most iconic Hollywood images when she walked over a subway grate in this 1955 movie "The Seven Year Itch".
Marilyn Monroe the seven year itch is a 1955 American film based on a three-act play with the same name by George Axelrod. The film was co-written and directed by Billy Wilder, and starred Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell, reprising his Broadway role. Marilyn Monroe's billowing dress. It contains one of the most iconic images of the 20th century – Monroe standing on a subway grate as her white dress is blown above her knees by a passing train. The titular phrase, which refers to declining interest in a monogamous relationship after seven years of marriage, has been used by psychologists.
Marilyn Monroe death. She died on August 5, 1962, at Brentwood. Chicago Marilyn Monroe statue is her controversial statue.

Audrey Hepburn Breakfast at Tiffany's : breakfast at tiffany's 50th anniversary

Audrey Hepburn Breakfast at Tiffany's is a famous movie where role of Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly became very famous.
The late actress Audrey Hepburn became a style icon for independent women everywhere with her portrayal of Holly Golightly in this 1961 classic romantic comedy "Breakfast at Tiffany's" based on a novella by Truman Capote.
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Y.A. Tittle on his knees : Y.A. tittle insurance

Y.A. tittle kneeling is the gritty 1964 image of the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Y.A. tittle of new york giants team became one of the most well-known sports photos of all time despite never being published. Who took photo is the morris berman photographer.
Y.A. tittle photo ineligible for pulitzer- The photo was ineligible for a Pulitzer Prize because it was not published, but it is regarded as having changed the way that photographers look at sports, having shown the power of capturing a moment of reaction. It now hangs in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Y.A. tittle insurance- During his NFL career, Tittle worked as an insurance salesman in the off-season and after retiring, founded his own company Y. A. Tittle Insurance & Financial Services which is now operated by his son.

Muhammad Ali Sonny Liston: Muhammad Ali fights Parkinson's syndrome: sonny liston cause of death

Muhammad Ali is forever entombed in the world of video and fight footage, never to be heard from again. Neil Leifer is the photographer who took this famous photo. The image of Muhammad Ali standing over a knocked-down Sonny Liston during their second fight, muhammad ali vs sonny liston 1965, was deemed one of the greatest sports photos ever by Sports Illustrated. Ali was shouting was Get up and fight sucker + muhammad ali.
Muhammad Ali fights Parkinson's syndrome- Muhammad Ali is perhaps the most recognizable face in the world. As a championship boxer who is considered by most experts to one of the best fighters of all time, Muhammad Ali transcended the world of sports. Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson's syndrome in 1984. It is a neurological condition that affects motor and speech control. He can barely speak; he can barely walk without assistance; his hands tremble and shake. While it's clear as to what Ali's affliction is, it's been a point of controversy over whether or not Ali's Parkinson's-like affliction was the direct result of his boxing career or not.
Sonny Liston cause of death-  The precise cause of Liston's death is mysterious. Most believe Sonny Liston died of a heroin overdose.

Earthrise 1968 : William Anders William A. Anders Foundation

Astronaut William Anders took the groundbreaking photo of Earthrise 1968 on Christmas Eve during the first manned mission Apollo 8 to orbit the moon.
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William Alison Anders (born October 17, 1933) is a former United States Air Force officer, NASA astronaut, businessman, and engineer. He is, along with Apollo 8 crewmates Frank Borman and Jim Lovell, one of the first three persons to have left Earth orbit and traveled to the Moon.
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Bobby Orr flying goal: bobby orr statue boston

The action shot bobby orr flying goal of the defenseman's bobby orr winning goal in Game 4 of the 1970 Stanley Cup Finals is one of the most recognized hockey images of all time.
The 1970 Stanley Cup Final NHL championship series was contested by the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues, appearing in their third straight finals. The Bruins were making their first appearance in the Final since 1958. The Bruins would win the series 4–0, their first Stanley Cup victory in 29 years. Bobby Orr scored the Cup-winning goal on Glenn Hall, with an assist from Derek Sanderson, at forty seconds of overtime, and the subsequent image of Orr flying through the air, his arms raised in victory — he had been tripped by Blues' defenceman Noel Picard at the moment of shooting — is arguably the most famous and recognized hockey image of all time. Bobby orr statue boston

President Nixon's 'V' sign: Nixon daughters 2011

The resigning president president nixon resigns was leaving the White House for the last time with his wife Pat nixon and daughters on Aug., 1974, when he turned and flashed his famous "V" for victory sign president nixon resigns v sign for the waiting reporters and staff members. Nixon army one helicopter, Watergate scandal
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Julie Nixon Eisenhower is an Obama-can. Ms. Eisenhower, one of two daughters of President Richard M. Nixon and his wife, Pat, made a $1,000 contribution to Mr. Obama, according to campaign finance records.
Back in 1968, Julie Nixon, President Nixon's younger daughter, married David Eisenhower II, the grandson of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, just one month before her father took office, in a ceremony at Marble Collegiate Church in New York officiated by Norman Vincent Peale. Nixon had been Eisenhower’s vice president, and the pair met as children. She was then 20 years old.

Mount St. Helens eruption : mount st. helens 2011

The Washington state stratovolcano (stratovolcano definition , a volcano consisting of layers of lava alternating with ash or cinde) killed 57 people known as mount st. helens 57 victims. Mount st. helens eruption 1980 caused more than a billion dollars in damage when it erupted on May 18, 1980.
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Challenger disaster : space shuttle retirement

The Space Shuttle Challenger, with a high school teacher Christa Mcauliffe aboard, broke apart 73 seconds after liftoff on Jan. 28, 1986.
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space shuttle challenger o-ring failure is the cause of the explosion.

1969 moon landing : Apollo 11 astronauts today

1969 moon Neil Armstrong. CBS anchor Walter Cronkite narrated as Apollo 11 landed and Neil Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface for the first time.
"one small step for man one giant leap" are the Armstrong's famous words.
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1968 Olympics black power salute : Tommie smith and John Carlos Arthur Ashe Courage Award

Olympic track stars Tommie Smith and John Carlos caused worldwide controversy with their silent protest known as black power salute Olympics during the 200-meter race medal ceremony at the 1968 Summer Olympics.
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Jessica McClure : Jessica McClure turns 25

The world watched as emergency workers attempted to rescue the 18-month-old who had fallen into a backyard well in Midland, Texas, in 1987.
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Michael Jordan gliding dunk : Michael Jordan Charlotte bobcats owner

The five-time MVP Michael Jordan, who won six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls, was known for his signature move to the hoop.
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Exxon-Valdez oil-soaked bird : Exxon-Valdez revisited

Exxon Valdez oil-covered bird- The disturbing image of a helpless bird covered in black goop became a symbol of the devastating impact on wildlife when the tanker Exxon Valdez struck a reef in 1989. It happened in prince William sound Alaska.
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Oklahoma City bombing : Oklahoma city bombing survivor today

U.S. Army veteran Timothy McVeigh and his accomplice Terry Nichols targeted the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995, killing 168 people and injuring more than 500 others.
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Brandi Chastain 1999 World Cup sports bra : Brandi Chastain ESPN analyst

Brandi Chastain sports bra 1999- The U.S. soccer midfielder Brandi Chastain celebrated her winning goal in the 1999 Women’s World Cup Finals with a spontaneous jersey doffing. They beat China world cup 1999.
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Elian Gonzalez : Elian Gonzalez 10 years later

Elian Gonzalez closet is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo showed the 6-year-old refugee being removed at gunpoint in order to return him to Cuba.
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Michael Jackson dangling baby : Katherine Jackson awarded custody of the three children

While a crowd of fans looked on, Michael Jackson dangled his four-month old son, Prince Michael II, over the third-floor balcony of his hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin, Germany on November 19, 2002.
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Miracle on the Hudson : Carolinas aviation museum + miracle on the Hudson

On Jan. 15, 2009, pilot Chesley Sully Sullenberger III managed to safely ditch US Airways Flight 1549 in New York City's Hudson River six minutes after it left LaGuardia Airport.
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Situation Room Osama bin Laden raid : AL Qaeda

Osama bin laden killed - The photo of situation room osama bin laden which captured President Barack Obama and white house national security council at the White House as they watched the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden through quickly went viral with the help of the Internet.
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