Iconic Photos That Will Make You Think Twice About History

By | February 17, 2023

Bill Paxton, Liam Neeson and Patrick Swayze in the film, "Next of Kin" (1989) 

The following photos are some of the most fascinating shots that have ever been taken. Even if you think you’ve seen them before… look closer. Some of these pictures tell stories about our nation’s history, others show a different side of people like Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra.

These snapshots provide insight into some of the most tumultuous moments from history. Each era had its own struggles and successes, and they’ve all been captured here.

History books paint the past in one specific light, without compromise, and that’s why these photos are so important. They take our preconceived notions of history and turn them upside down.

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Three iconic actors, two of which who are unfortunately no longer with us. A photo like this is like time traveling if only through our memories. Taken on the set of Next of Kin, it’s clear that these three men from three different backgrounds bonded like brothers while working together.

The film follows a Chicago police officer who returns home to Appalachia to track down the man who killed his brother, it’s heavy material but the cast handles it well and makes the subject matter feel alive.

As intense as the shoot was, it’s clear that these guys bonded on set and became brothers for life.

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There was magic in the earliest casts of Saturday Night Live. The first year of the series featured Chevy Chase in the straight man role, but when he lit out for greener pastures (Hollywood), his role was filled by iconic irony man Bill Murray.

The Not Ready For Prime Time Players gave audiences some of the most engrossing and chaotic comedy performances of the decade, and birthed a generation of alt comics who worshipped at the alter of their helter skelter comedy style that felt like it could fall apart at any moment.

Do you have a favorite cast? Of course you do, you've got a heart don't you?