Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Thursday Thirteen #124



IT HAPPENED IN MAY
Here are 13 memorable May
magazine covers from Life Magazine.



1922: The Roaring 20's



1937: Jean Harlow gets pulses racing.




1941: Army nurses are our new heroines


1945: Winston Churchill inspired Great Britain and the free world




1957: Italian actress Sophia Loren comes to Hollywood




1959: Hoffa is a controversial Teamster boss



1960: England celebrated Princess Margaret's wedding.


1961: The Kennedys charm Canada



1964: Barbra Streisand is our new star



1965: Skateboarding takes off


1966: Jackie Kennedy rides in Seville



1967: Best-seller In Cold Blood becomes a movie


1968: Movie stars as political activists

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14 comments:

  1. What a great selection of covers from the past. It's interesting to see how the covers have changed over the years.

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  2. Thanks for sharing. My dad used to collect LIFE magazines. Your post brings back fond memories.

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  3. Thanks for the memories! :)
    Dropping by here from Th13

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  4. This is a marvelous 13 and I remember them !!

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  5. Great stuff! That is terrific. I really enjoyed seeing those.

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  6. Wow, what a zip through history. I always found cover images, especially ones like these, to be stunning--they hit you right in the gut and stick in your mind.

    Great T13!

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  7. Those date back a ways! Cool TT!
    tm

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  8. THANK YOU for including my Paul :)

    Have a great Thursday!
    http://harrietandfriends.com/2011/05/cool-story-bro/

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  9. Cool, this is like an overview of the world for century.

    - Alice

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  10. This is one of the neatest T13s I've seen in long time, hands down! Love it :)

    Happy TT,

    ~Xakara
    13 (More) Distractions

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  11. I love that, way back in 1965, the skateboarding cover features a girl! :)

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  12. er, that last one was me, BookMama.

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  13. Great collection of covers! You made some fun and thoughtful choices.

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