54 Chilling Images With Unknown Stories From History

By Sophia Maddox | August 7, 2023

Steve McQueen driving his 1956 Jaguar F-Type Convertible in California, 1963.

When you look back at history there are moments that you can’t help but feel like you’ve lived. Big, sweeping, epic moments that are etched in stone. But even more fascinating are the stories that exist between the bullet points. These jaw dropping photos that tell the unknown stories are sure to amaze. Click ahead with fervor and plow through pictures and anecdotes about everything from World War II to Madonna, and even the early years of Walt Disney.

That’s not all we have. There are eye-opening looks at Mother Nature, natural disasters, and indigenous people that you’d never see in your normal life. Keep some eye drops handy because there’s a lot to learn and photos that will astound. Onward! 

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Of course the guy who starred in Bullitt had a cool car. Or to be exact, he had a lot of cool cars. McQueen drove this Jaguar F-Type Convertible throughout ’63 which is a huge deal, these cars are incredibly rare and it’s supposedly the world’s first supercar. These things are specifically made to tear up the road and leave other motorists in their dust.

McQueen definitely had a thing for driving fast. If something had wheels he would figure out how to drive it as fast as possible, which got him in trouble more often than not. But he didn’t really care because, you know, he’s Steve McQueen. 

"Driving Miss Daisy" and "Cocoon" actress Jessica Tandy in 1943.

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Tandy began acting on stage at the age of 18 in London, with roles opposite stage veteran Laurence Olivier. She was well versed in theater and began working in radio and film while still treading the boards. Even though she’s well known for her word from later in life like Fried Green Tomatoes, and Driving Miss Daisy, early in her career she played young women in films like Murder In the Family and Forever Amber.

In 1942 Tandy married Canadian actor Hume Cronyn (Cocoon, The Pelican Brief) and the two were together until her death in 1994. Regardless of the decade, Tandy was always a class act.