Blast from the Past: Classic Moments From Yesteryear

By Sarah Norman | May 23, 2024

Tim Allen's Mugshot after being arrested for possession of over 1.43 lb (650 grams) of cocaine, 1978.

Get ready to embark on a visual journey through some of the most unforgettable moments of the 20th century. These captivating images offer a delightful mix of fun, excitement, and historical insight, capturing the essence of an era that reshaped the world. From iconic fashion statements and groundbreaking music scenes to everyday life and extraordinary events, each photo tells a story that brings the past to life. Whether it's the vibrant energy of a rock concert, the stylish flair of a bygone fashion trend, or a candid snapshot of life's simpler moments, these images promise to entertain and educate. Dive in and discover the classic moments that defined a generation and left an indelible mark on history.

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Why yes that is America’s beloved sitcom dad from Home Improvement and Last Man Standing, Tim Allen. As it turns out, Allen was quite the coke dealer back in the 1970s and he almost went away for life after getting busted with enough coke on him to get charged with trafficking.

It was on October 2, 1978, that Tim Allen was arrested in an airport for possession of over 650 grams (1.4 lb) of cocaine. To avoid spending the rest of his life in prison he decided to plead guilty and provide all the names he had of dealers in the area. In exchange, he was sentenced three to seven years. He was paroled in June of 1981 after serving just 2 years and 4 months.

Jeff Bridges & Jessica Lange in King Kong (1976).

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Get a load of these two! A dashing Jeff Bridges and a young Jessica Lange back in 1976 when they starred together in the classic monster film King Kong. This was actually Jessica Lang’s very first film role and she was a hit. The film itself was extremely commercially successful, it earned back triple what it cost Paramount Pictures to make it. The film brought in over $90 million dollars worldwide and sat at #5 on Variety's chart of the top domestic (U.S.) moneymakers of 1977. It also won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in addition to receiving nominations for Best Cinematography and Best Sound.