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On the screen of a drive-in theater in Utah, Charlton Heston, as Moses in the 'The Ten Commandments,' throws his arms wide before what appears to be a congregation of cars at prayer.
Culture
1936
1972

The Best of LIFE: 37 Years in Pictures

Dachau, 1950.
History
'50s

Ghosts in the Sun: Hitler’s Personal Photographer …

LIFE magazine cover of actress Shirley Eaton in gold body paint for the 1964 James Bond film, "Goldfinger." Photo by Loomis Dean.
Athletes
'60s

1964 in LIFE Covers: The World, 50 Years Ago

The Rev. Billy Graham in 1952.
Culture
'50s

LIFE With Billy Graham: Rare Photos From the Early …

Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, Buzz Aldrin, 1969
History
'60s

Up Close and Personal With Apollo 11: A LIFE …

Marilyn Monroe, 24, in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1950.
Culture
1943
1990

LIFE in 2012: The Year in 12 Galleries

NSDAP 'Cigarette Book' Photo
History
'30s

A Box of WWII Souvenirs Yields a Trove of Nazi Creation Myths

Arthur Ashe
Athletes
'60s

Arthur Ashe: In Praise of a Calm, Cool Tennis Champion

Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Civil Rights Movement
'50s

LIFE and Civil Rights: Segregation in 1956 South Carolina

Barbra Streisand in 1966
Actresses
'60s

LIFE With Streisand: Early Photos of an Insecure Star

Gene Kelly dancing, 1944.
Actors
'40s

Gene Kelly: Caught in the Act

Louis Mattar enjoys a pull on the water pipe he installed in his heavily modified 1947 Cadillac.
Autos
'50s

Shower? Check. Washing Machine? Check. Hookah? Check. …

1937 Reich Party Congress, Nuremberg, Germany.
History
'30s

A Brutal Pageantry: The Third Reich’s Myth-Making …

Children watch the story of "Saint George and the Dragon" at an outdoor puppet theater in Paris, 1963.
Actresses
1932
1969

Unforgettable Eisenstaedt: 22 Amazing Photos by a Master

Georgia O'Keeffe photographed on the roof of her Ghost Ranch home in New Mexico, 1967.
Art & Artists
'60s

Georgia O’Keeffe: Invincible

Julie Newmar on the set of the Broadway play, "The Marriage-Go-Round," for which she won a Tony Award, 1958.
Actresses
'50s

Julie Newmar: ‘I Was in LIFE’

Korean War orphan Kang Koo Ri, 1951.
Behind the Picture
'50s

‘The Little Boy Who Wouldn’t Smile': A …

Dehydrated space foods for astronauts on Gemini missions, 1963.
Culture
'60s

Dining Out at 17,000 MPH: A Brief History of Food in Space

New York City Ballet performs 'Symphony In Three Movements,' 1972.
Art & Artists
'70s

‘Movement Itself': Gorgeous Color Photos of …

Masters and Johnson, 1966
Culture
'60s

The Real ‘Masters of Sex': LIFE With Masters and …

Fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli in her study -- filled with treasures, paintings and books -- in Paris, 1947.
Culture
'40s

Elsa Schiaparelli: Coco Chanel’s Great, Forgotten …

The gantry retracts while Saturn V boosters lift the Apollo 11 astronauts toward the moon, July 16, 1969.
History
'60s

Apollo 11: What Liftoff Looked Like

A French woman collaborator and her baby, whose father is German, returns to her home after having her head shaven following the capture of Chartres by the Allies, August 1944.
Editor's Pick
'40s

Robert Capa Reveals an Ugly Side of Liberation in WWII France

AIDS sufferer David Kirby and family, 1990
Behind the Picture
'90s

Behind the Picture: The Photo That Changed the Face of AIDS

Quadriplegic Marke Dumpert, invalided out of the Marines as a lance corporal, waits helplessly to be dried in a veterans' hospital.
Co Rentmeester
'70s

America’s Appalling Veterans Affairs Scandal: The …

Pelé in action against Bulgaria during 1966 World Cup in England.
Art Rickerby
'60s

Dear Brazil: Missing Neymar? Remember When Pelé Went …

Night of the Hunter
Culture
1930s
1990s

Dark World: In Praise of the Bitter Pleasures of Film Noir

Ruins of a town in northwestern France, summer 1944.
D-Day
'40s

The Ruins of Normandy: Color Photos From France, 1944

Picture from the roll of film found in Paul Schutzer's camera after he was killed on the first day of the Six-Day War, June 1967.
History
'60s

Paul Schutzer, Casualty of War: A Great …

Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini ride through streets flanked by black-uniformed Italian Fascists during Hitler's 1938 state visit to Italy.
History
'30s

Hitler and Mussolini: Color Photos of Chummy Warmongers

Bill Eppridge—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Behind the Picture
'60s

Behind the Picture: RFK’s Assassination, Los …

American combat engineers eat a meal atop boxes of ammunition stockpiled for the impending D-Day invasion, May 1944.
D-Day
'40s

Before and After D-Day: Color Photos From England and France

Lance Cpl. James C. Farley, helicopter crew chief, Vietnam, 1965.
History
'60s

Sudden Death in Vietnam: ‘One Ride With Yankee …

John and Robert Kennedy at a hearing of a Senate select committee on labor racketeering, 1957.
Great Leaders
1947
1963

LIFE With JFK: Classic Portraits of a Political …

George Lacks—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
History
1939
1953

Picturing Stalin: Tracking a Tyrant’s Face Around …

In an image that captures the at-once easy and intense bond among the Mercury 7, Shepard laughs with fellow astronauts Gus Grissom (right) and Deke Slayton upon his arrival at Grand Bahama Island, shortly after his successful flight and splashdown, May 1961.
History
'60s

Alan Shepard: Classic Photos of the First American in Space

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits a mushroom farm and sparks a near-riot among adoring workers in an undated photo released in July 2013 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
Editor's Pick
1939
2013

Dark Stars: Kim Jong Un, Hitler and Their Adoring Female Fans

Marilyn Monroe sings "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy, New York, May 19, 1962.
Actresses
'60s

Behind the Picture: Photos From the Night Marilyn Sang …

Giant oak tree on Martha's Vineyard.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
'60s

On Arbor Day, Gratitude and Praise for Trees Great and Small

Coney Island, Brooklyn, photographed from a helicopter, 1952.
Culture
'50s

Air America: Picturing the United States From Above

Jackie Robinson, 1950.
Athletes
1949
1956

LIFE With Jackie Robinson: Rare and Classic Photos of …

Tears of grief stream down the cheeks of accordion-playing Chief Petty Officer (USN) Graham Jackson as President Franklin D. Roosevelt's flag-draped funeral train leaves Warm Springs, Ga., April 13, 1945.
Ed Clark
'40s

Weeping for FDR: In a Classic Photo, the Face of a …

Portrait of young actor Mickey Rooney, 1938.
Actors
'30s

Mickey Rooney: America’s Favorite Actor Steals …

Gwyned Filling, alone in a crowd that has gathered to watch a fire in the city, stands on tiptoe and tilts back her head to get a better view.
Culture
'40s

‘Career Girl': Portrait of a Young Woman’s …

Bette Davis at home in Beverly Hills California, 1939
Actresses
'30s

LIFE With Bette Davis: Rare and Classic Photos of a …

Marlon Brando, 1949
Actors
'40s

LIFE With Brando: Early Photos of an Icon in the Making

Doris Day in 1948.
Actresses
1948
1953

Doris Day: Rare Early Photos of a Showbiz Superstar

Killer Ed Gein, being led away from his house in handcuffs, Plainfield, Wis., 1957.
Animals
'50s

Ed Gein: Portrait of America’s Original …

Colleagues gather on the balcony outside the Lorraine Motel's room 306, just a few feet from where Dr. King was shot, April 4, 1968.
Civil Rights Movement
'60s

The Night MLK Was Murdered: A Photographer’s Story

Mercury 7 astronauts, Langley Air Force Base
History
'50s

Magnificent Seven: LIFE With America’s Mercury …

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