What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

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Beautiful girls, the pain of war, defiant fashion, experiments in cinema, the first sex fair and much more. All this you will find in a selection of interesting retro photos taken 50 years ago in August 1970.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Paris. Canadian actress Francine Raset.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Vietnam. Khamdyk base. Photo by Christopher Jensen. This C-130 Hercules was damaged by enemy small artillery during landing in May 1968. After landing, there were control problems, the plane moved off the runway and crashed into a helicopter at the end of the landing run. None of the crew members were injured, there were no passengers. Since it was impossible to repair the aircraft in local conditions, when the base was evacuated in 1968, it was destroyed.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 2, 1970. Aspiring Australian actress Katie Manning.

August 3, 1970. Fashion. Lace panties.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 3, 1970. American actress Victoria Principal. Photo by John Downing.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 3, 1970. The premiere of the British film "Performance" (Performance). The film was shot in 1968, but the premiere was postponed due to lengthy censorship approvals — the film was given a category excluding wide distribution. Pictured is James Fox.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. A car cinema in San Francisco. The movie "Valley of Dolls". Photo by Arthur Schatz.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 5, 1970. Vietnam, Da Nang. Interrogation.

August 5, 1970. Vietnam, Khamdyk base. After the repulsed attack on the base. The corpse of a Viet Cong commando. Photo by Christopher Jensen.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 6, 1970. The Endeavour II ship. A memorable hike dedicated to the 200th anniversary of James Cook's first circumnavigation of the world.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 6, 1970 - the premiere of the British horror film "Goodbye Gemini" (Goodbye Gemini).

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 6, 1970. Great Britain. Ron Storm is an artist who uses female images on stage.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Iggy Pop.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Sweden. Bernhard Gustavsson, captain of the Balder. Photo Stig Hjelm.

August 7, 1970. British actress Sally Farmilo.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 7, 1970. Naples. Italian film director, poet, novelist, communist Pier Paolo Pasolini. He will be killed on November 2, 1975 in a very cruel way. The crime will not be solved.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Manchester. A kind of weight loss device.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 8, 1970. British actress Joan Collins at Heathrow Airport.

August 1970. Progresso fotografico magazine. Italian actress Silvia Dionisio.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Astrakhan region. Evacuation of a cholera patient to an infectious disease hospital in Astrakhan. Georgia, Crimea, Kherson and Astrakhan region. Odessa and Kerch are quarantined. More than 1.5 thousand people became ill, more than 50 died.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 9, 1970. Ismailia, Egypt, an Israeli soldier. The first day of the truce between Egypt and Israel.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Filming of the erotic film "Zodiac Couples". Photo by Arthur Schatz.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Beach fashion.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 12, 1970. Paris. French actress Carole Andre.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 12, 1970 - the premiere of the American film "Lovers and Other Strangers" (Lovers and Other Strangers).

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 12, 1970. Northern Ireland, Londonderry.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

On August 12, 1970, the premiere of the American comedy film "From the Basement" (Up in the Cellar).

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 13, 1970. Linda Kasabian was taken to the courthouse in Los Angeles, where the trial of the Manson family is taking place. Linda Kasabian, who was not directly involved in the murders, was granted immunity from prosecution in exchange for testifying against Manson and other members of the "Family". Now Linda Kasabian lives in Washington State, she has four children.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 19, 1970. American actress, singer and model Peggy Lipton. Photo Vernon Merritt III.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Dennis Hopper is in his house. Taos, New Mexico. Photo by Lawrence Schiller.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 21, 1970. West Germany. The first sex fair in the history of Offenbach. Sex model from Munich presents its wax breasts for sale.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. The children of the pilots of the British 43rd squadron "Fighting cocks" on the "phantom".

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 24, 1970. Great Britain. Model. Photo R. Jones.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 24, 1970. Kings Road, Chelsea, London.

August 26, 1970. Women's March in Toronto.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 26, 1970. Women's March in New York. The girl from the "League against Motherhood". The poster reads "Free the female body from pain and inequality. Put motherhood in a test tube." Photo by Fred W. McDarrah.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 26, 1970. Cambodia, Prek Tamak district. Cambodian troops are conducting an operation against the Viet Cong forces.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 27, 1970. Jimi Hendrix exactly one month before his death.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 27, 1970. Pop Festival on the Isle of Wight.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Vogue. Canadian actress and model Joanna Shimkus. Photo Gianni Penati

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. France, Saint-Tropez. Photo by Jean-Claude Deutsch.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Marlene Jobert and Jean-Paul Belmondo during the filming of the film "The Bride and Groom of the Year II", Romania. Photo by Jean-Pierre Bonnotte.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 28, 1970. Hamburg. German actress Eva Renzi. Photo by Peter Timm.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 28, 1970. Paris. Fashion by Yves Saint Laurent.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 1970. Norway, Galven.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 29, 1970. London, Heathrow Airport. Keith Richards, Anita Pallenberg, their son Marlon before flying to Sweden.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

Mick Jagger and Anita Pallenberg on the set of the movie "Performance".

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 31, 1970. Danish and French actress Anna Karina at the Venice Film Festival.

What was the world like 50 years ago: August 1970

August 31, 1970. Danish and French actress Anna Karina at the Venice Film Festival.

Keywords: 1970s | August | Retro photo | Photo collection

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