Astonishing Vintage Photos That Challenge The Narrative 

By | February 17, 2023

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

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 photos that will have you reminiscing with your crew before you know it. Read on!

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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

Flight attendants posing on an empty airplane in the 1960s. 

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The Golden Age of Air Travel is named as such because it’s when people were still so enamored with the idea of mass chartered flights that they still dressed in their Sunday best before boarding a jumbo jet. It’s also a time when airline attendants looked effortlessly cool. This style - the high necked babydoll dresses, the cocked hats, the perfectly quaffed hair - was an unofficial symbol of companies like Pan Am. The look said, “live the high life,” literally.

The outfits weren’t the only thing that was different with air travel in the ’60s. The cost of flying was significantly more expensive than it is now. Adjusting for inflation, round trips could cost at least a thousand dollars. If only there was a way to go back to the effortless cool of flight attendants without the insane costs.