Category: 1962

President Ahmed Ben Bella visting the white h…

President Ahmed Ben Bella visting the white house and welcomed by the former US President John F. Kennedy October 15, 1962

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Brazilian player Garrincha holding a trophy af…

Brazilian player Garrincha holding a trophy after Brazil’s triumph over Czechoslovakia in the World Cup final, 1962

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This image has been circulated a lot in poorer quality for possibly showing a time traveler taking a picture with a cell phone, however, in this quality, you can clearly see that it’s a box camera just like the other ones in the picture.

President John F. Kennedy meeting with the Pri…

President John F. Kennedy meeting with the Prime Minister of the Somali Republic, Dr. Abdirashid Ali Shermarke on 27th November 1962. Both would later be assassinated, Kennedy in 1963 and Shermarke in 1969.

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Greeted with warm drinks. Sharm El Sheikh ~196…

Greeted with warm drinks. Sharm El Sheikh ~1962

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theroyalhistory: Queen Elizabeth II in Alice…

theroyalhistory:

Queen Elizabeth II in

Alice Springs, Australia, 1963

October 14, 1962 U-2 reconnaissance photograph…

October 14, 1962 U-2 reconnaissance photograph of Cuba, showing Soviet nuclear missiles, their transports and tents for fueling and maintenance.

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Smartly-dressed teenagers in Germany, 1962.

Smartly-dressed teenagers in Germany, 1962.

January 3, 1962: At the site of the future Ast…

January 3, 1962: At the site of the future Astrodome, Houston Colt .45s owner Roy Hofheinz and local officials conducted the groundbreaking ceremony by shooting the ground.

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Teenage Jerome “Jerry” Garcia with…

Teenage Jerome “Jerry” Garcia with future Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, 1962

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historium:

historium:

Three Women commandos, telephone operators at an independent company in Foley, Ala., check their weapons in preparation for a military drill as part of a recent civil defense program set up by John Snook, executive of the phone company. Federal agents said today they seized the weapons because they were not registered properly with the Treasury Department. Left to right: Louise Williams, Pearl Arant and Verla Porter. 1962