Groovy Photos That Will Take You Back In Time

By | February 23, 2023

An exhausted grape-stomping Lucille Ball during the filming of the hilarious "I Love Lucy" episode 'Lucy's Italian Movie' in 1956. 

Few things are as satisfying as a trip down memory lane -- and it's even better when you find something you didn't notice before. Because as Ferris Bueller said -- life moves pretty fast. Here are dozens of pictures of celebrities and remarkable people of yesteryear in all their beautiful, vintage glory. The glamour, the fashions, the hair -- whether classically elegant, effortlessly cool, or interestingly tacky, we shall not see their like again. Here's to the movie stars who were larger than life, here's to the rock stars who lived on the edge, here's to the comedians who still make us smile, here's to the bit players who had those moments of glory that changed their lives forever. It's all good, it's all groovy, and the rest is history.

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A message for the kids: This is the face of a warrior. A comedy warrior. Lucille Ball was undoubtedly the funniest female entertainer on TV in her day, but the fight scene in the "Lucy's Italian Movie" episode of I Love Lucy was both hilarious and, potentially, tragic. The story Ball told was that the fight was added to jazz up the script, as it isn't necessary for the plot. It was largely improvised. And Teresa Tirelli, who played her opponent, got a little carried away, at one point submerging Ball's head in the grape juicy-muck. Did Ball almost die during the filming? Take a look at her face and judge for yourself.

"Jungle Pam" Hardy, sweetheart of the dragstrip

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When "Jungle Jim" Lieberman, drag racing's top showman, spotted young Pam Hardy in West Chester, Pennsylvania, he knew he had to find a place for her on his team. It was 1972, Pam was just about to graduate from high school, and she knew nothing about the sport of drag racing. Liberman didn't care; he and his crew could show her the ropes -- Liberman saw a star quality in her figure, spirit and beaming smile, and those are things you can't teach. Much to the delight of race fans, "Jungle Pam" was soon a regular presence on the track, helping Liberman's team care for his Chevy funny car. Clad in tight tops and cutoff jean shorts (today known as "Daisy Dukes"), she was just the eye-catching asset Jungle Jim had wanted, cementing his reputation as the most entertaining racer in the sport.