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A global archival offering of defining cultural moments, places and iconic personalities–– from the historical to the present-day.

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23 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 50 Years Since The USS Pueblo Incident

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22 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 50 Years Since Debut Of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

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20 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) French Chef Paul Bocuse Died

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19 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 75 Years Since Birth Of Singer Janis Joplin

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17 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 20 Years Since Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal Broke

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17 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 65 Years Since The Corvette's Debut

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15 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) American Racing Driver Dan Gurney Dies At 86

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14 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 40 Years Since The Sex Pistols' Last Concert

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12 January, 2018

GBR: A Look Back At Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation

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06 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 60 Years Since Gibson Introduced The Flying V Guitar

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04 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 70 Years Since Myanmar (Then Called Burma) Gained Indep...

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04 January, 2018

UNS: Ernst Haas: Master Of Early Colour Photography

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01 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) 200 Years Since Novel Frankenstein Published

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01 January, 2018

UNS: (FILE) Chairman Mao Announces China's 'Great Leap Forward'

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31 December, 2017

UNS: Sir Anthony Hopkins Turns 80

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29 December, 2017

UNS: 30 Years Since Prozac First Available

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27 December, 2017

UNS: 85 Years Since The Radio City Music Hall Opened

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25 December, 2017

UNS: In Focus: Rock'n'Roll Christmas - Music Stars Getting Festive

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07 December, 2017

UNS: In Focus: On This Day - The Attack On Pearl Harbor

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07 December, 2017

UNS: (FILE) Apollo 17: The Final Manned Mission To The Moon

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05 December, 2017

UNS: FILE: French Singer Johnny Hallyday Dies At 74

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05 December, 2017

UNS: Little Richard Turns 85

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04 December, 2017

UNS: (FILE) 65 Years Since The Great Smog; Look Back At Foggy London

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03 December, 2017

UNS: (FILE) 25 Years Since The First SMS Sent

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01 December, 2017

UNS: Happy Birthday Woody Allen!

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30 November, 2017

UNS: Ridley Scott Turns 80

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19 November, 2017

UNS: (FILE) In Profile: David Cassidy

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20 November, 2017

UNS: Infamous Cult Leader Charles Manson Dies At 83

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20 November, 2017

GBR: (FILE) Queen Elizabeth And Duke Of Edinburgh Celebrate 70th We...

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20 November, 2017

UNS: FILE: Jana Novotna Dies at the Age of 49

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17 November, 2017

UNS: (FILE) Happy 75th Birthday Martin Scorsese!

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15 November, 2017

UNS: Petula Clark Turns 85

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11 November, 2017

UNS: Happy Birthday Demi Moore!

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07 November, 2017

UNS: 100 Years Since The October Revolution In Russia

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02 November, 2017

GBR: (File)Concept Updates

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26 October, 2017

UNS: Music Legend Fats Domino Dead At 89

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26 October, 2017

UNS: (FILE) Hillary Clinton Turns 70

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24 October, 2017

UNS: In Focus: Actor Robert Guillaume dies at 89

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22 October, 2017

UNS: (FILE) The Battle Of Orgreave

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19 October, 2017

UNS: 30 Years Since The Black Monday Stock Market Crash

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18 October, 2017

UNS: 95 Years Since The BBC Founded: A Look Back At Early Radio

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07 October, 2017

UNS: (FILE) Vladimir Putin Turns 65

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05 October, 2017

UNS: 55 Years Since First James Bond Film Dr No Released: A Look Ba...

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04 October, 2017

UNS: (FILE) 60 Years Since Launch Of Sputnik, The First Satellite

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03 October, 2017

UNS: 75 Years Since The V-2 Rocket First Flew

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02 October, 2017

UNS: Tom Petty Dies At 66

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01 October, 2017

UNS: 55 Years Since James Meredith Registered At University Of Miss...

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21 September, 2017

UNS: (FILE) Writer Stephen King Turns 70

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21 September, 2017

UNS: 75 Years Since Inaugural Flight Of The B-29 Bomber

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18 September, 2017

UNS: (FILE) 180 Years Since Tiffany & Co Opened Its First Store

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14 September, 2017

UNS: 35 Years Since Grace Kelly Died

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12 September, 2017

GBR: In Profile: Theatre Director Sir Peter Hall Dies at 86

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12 September, 2017

DEU: CDU Politician Heiner Geissler Dies At 87

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11 September, 2017

UNS: Retrospective Of September 11 Terrorist Attacks

39 images

10 September, 2017

UNS: 55 Years Since Rod Laver Wins Tennis Grand Slam, 1962

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01 September, 2017

UNS: In Focus: Comedian Shelley Berman Dies At 92

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30 August, 2017

UNS: (FILE) US Actor Cameron Diaz Turns 45

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26 August, 2017

UNS: US Actor Paul Reubens Turns 65

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23 August, 2017

UNS: 20 Years On: Remembering Princess Diana

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18 August, 2017

UNS: Sir Bruce Forsyth Dies At 89

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