Just hours before his crash, James Dean takes a cigarette break at a gas station next to his beloved silver Porsche 550 Spyder that he named Little Bastard.
Born Margaret Roberts, the future British Prime minister is seen here as a toddler held by her father, Aldred.
Lollipop and pigtails make for a darling Barbra Streisand in this undated photo.
Born April 21, 1926, Queen Elizabeth II acceded to the British throne after the death of her father, George VI, on February 6, 1952. This year marks her Diamond Jubilee, 60 years of reigning over her subjects.
Norma Jeane Baker around the age of 3, with her mother, Gladys, who would place the young child in foster care and then eventually reclaim her, only to be forced herself to be institutionalized at the State Hospital in Norwalk, Los Angeles County.
The premiere of Peyton Place in 1964 marked the birth of the primetime serial. “The continuing story of Peyton Place” was an instant hit, airing three nights a week at the height of its popularity.
Phyllis Diller was the mother of five when she made her comedy debut at the age of 37.
Photographer Sam Shaw and Marilyn Monroe, backstage at 20th Century Fox studio, Los Angeles, California, 1954. Shaw met Marilyn on the set of the movie Viva Zapata! At the time, Marilyn was director Elia Kazan’s girlfriend and he asked her to dr ...
Civil rights advocate Malcolm X gives a look of deep thought as he gazes forward in 1960
Actress Angela Bassett (pictured above, right) has portrayed a pantheon of African-American activists including Betty Shabazz in Malcolm X (1992) and Panther (1995), Rosa Parks in The Rosa Parks Story (2002) and Coretta Scott King (pictured above, lef ...