History

Life of Ayatollah Khomeini in Jamaran

While in Paris, Khomeini had “promised a democratic political system” for Iran, but once in power, he advocated for the creation of theocracy based on the Velayat-e Faghih.

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Marilyn Monroe and the Potato Sack Dress, c.1951

Marilyn Monroe has many iconic photographs, yet one that often flies under the radar is hear adorned in a fitted burlap potato sack, which she, of course, looked incredible in. Yet there is an intriguing story behind why the photo-shoot even took place.

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Hamdam saltaneh Pahlavi who was the eldest child of Reza Shah

Hamdamsaltaneh Pahlavi (1903 – 1992) was the first child and daughter of Reza Shah and Maryam Savadkoohi.Hamdamsaltaneh was married to Hadi Atabay, and in 1925 bore her first child, Amir Reza Atabay. Later, she gave birth to two more children, Cyrus and Simin.

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The love story of Sophia Loren and Carlo Ponti

The chances that fate will bring you “the one” are 1 in 562. And even if you’re lucky enough to meet this person, it’s unknown how long your love will last. But don’t immediately think that it won’t last long. Love can stay alive for 20, 30, or even more years.

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Unimaginable Things Women Did In The Past Just For The Sake Of ‘Beauty’

People will do almost anything to look and feel young and attractive which is why the beauty industry is thriving. And it doesn’t matter if the trends are incredibly strange, as long as others are following them—you’re likely to jump on the bandwagon. However, when you look back in history, there have been some very weird beauty practices in the …

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Ashraf Rabiee who was the wife of Massoud Rajavi

Ashraf Rabiei was a guerrilla and member of the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (MEK).In 1975, she married Ali-Akbar Nabavi-Nuri, a fellow MEK member. Nabavi-Nuri was killed in action in 1976. She married Massoud Rajavi, leader of the MEK in summer 1980.In 1980, she unsuccessfully ran for a seat in 1980 parliamentary election.On 8 February 1982, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps …

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Elvis Presley and Priscilla’s wedding

Add your description here. On May 1, 1967, the real Elvis Presley, King of Rock ’n’ Roll, married his girlfriend of many years, Priscilla Beaulieu, far from Graceland, at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas. There were no impersonators in sight, but there were members of the press, who were invited by the star’s manager to a press conference between …

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Photos of Soraya and richard harris

Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary (22 June 1932 – 26 October 2001) was the queen consort of Iran as the second wife of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, whom she married in 1951.Their marriage suffered many pressures, particularly when it became clear that she was infertile. Richard John Harris (1 October 1930 – 25 October 2002) was an Irish actor and singer. He appeared …

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Nozar Azadi in the picture frame

He was born in Kermanshah,in 1938. Azadi appeared in many shows, television series and films in the Iranian era prior to the 1979 Islamic Revolution.Azadi starred in many films of Samad and Leila, the Kaf Show directed by Parviz Sayad, and his own television series Italia Italia, playing the character Ghatebeh.Ghatebeh played in many shows where he impersonated a Kermanshahi …

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Dreamy photochroms of New York

These amazing photochrom postcards of New York City were procured by the Detroit Publishing Company and offer a spectacular view of the Big Apple in natural colors.In 1898, the modern City of New York was formed with the consolidation of Brooklyn (until then a separate city), the County of New York (which then included parts of the Bronx), the County …

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