These photos from the past are a quick and interesting glimpse at the times the pictures were taken. This completely random, yet somehow still interesting, list of photos will bring you your dose of fun facts and intriguing things for the day. Like, I had no idea that Alfred Hitchcock pretty much enjoyed a nice, warm cup of tea with the MGM lion. I kid you not.
1. Alfred Hitchcock and the MGM Lion Leo having tea together.
2. Wooden bathing suits made in 1929 that were supposed to make you more buoyant.
3. A fugitive being dragged by border patrol so that he doesn’t escape the USA and enter Mexico.
4. The Dynasphere, which is a monowheel built in 1932 that can go up to 25 miles an hour.
5. A portable TV concept created in 1967.
6. The participants of the Miss Lovely Eyes competition in Florida held in 1930.
7. Sound finders were used in World War I to figure out which way enemy planes were coming from.
8. Salvador Dali walking his pet anteater in 1969.
9. Babies, orphaned after the loss of their parents during the Vietnam war, are transported to the United States in 1975 in Operation Babylift.
10. Women in 1942 would paint their legs to look like they were wearing stockings.
11. In 1930, a policeman judges an ankle contest.
12. A brewery delivers kegs on a spitfire to troops fighting in Normandy.