History

50 Years Ago in Photos

A half-century ago, much of the world appeared to be in a state of crisis. Protests erupted in France, Czechoslovakia. Germany, Mexico, Brazil, the United States, and many other places.

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Longest monarchy in England

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.Elizabeth was born in London as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and she was educated privately at home.

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Shah and Farah Engagement Celebration

The Wedding Ceremony of the Shah and Farah Pahlavi. In addition this documentary includes footage of the Shah’s state visit to France in the 70’s. The last part is a documentary titled:  A Revolution Betrayed. Looks at the career of the Shah and the triumph of Khomeini. It shows how the revolution began to devour its own as liberals fought …

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Kourosh stores before the revolution

Bazaars in homeland are more than local markets for the truck and barter of traditional goods and handicrafts. They are urban marketplaces where national and international trade is conducted, political news and gossip is shared, religious and national symbols are on display, and various social classes mingle.

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Bride running contest held in Bangkok, Thailand

Competitors take part in the “EAZY Running of the Brides 7” running contest in Bangkok, Thailand, on Nov. 24, 2018. A total of 300 Thai couples competed in the running event held Saturday in Bangkok in hopes of winning a wedding package worth two million baht (about 60,467 US dollars). (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

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Fereydoun Farrokhzad in the picture frame

Fereydoun Farrokhzad (October 7, 1938 – August 7, 1992) was an singer, actor, poet, TV and radio host, writer, and iconic opposition political figure. He is best known for his successful variety TV show “Mikhak-e Noghrei” (The Silver Carnation).

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When General Motors was active in Homeland

Djaffar jaffar akhavan was general motors car manufacturer in Iran before the revolution, he left homeland in 1979 and went to France with Fatemeh akhavan his wife and nastaran( Sedighe in real), yassaman (Zahra in muslim) , elahe ( Fatemeh in real) and golnar his daughters by age level.

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Shiraz Arts Festival

The Shiraz Festival of Arts was an annual international summer arts festival, held in homeland bringing about the encounter between the East and the West.

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Abraham Lincoln’s Inauguration March 4, 1861

The second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States took place on Saturday, March 4, 1865. The inauguration marked the commencement of the second term of Abraham Lincoln as President and only term of Andrew Johnson as Vice President.

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Pictures of Mossul in 85 years ago

Mosul is a major city in northern Iraq. Located some 400 km (250 mi) north of Baghdad, Mosul stands on the west bank of the Tigris, opposite the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh on the east bank. The metropolitan area has grown to encompass substantial areas on both the “Left Bank” (east side) and the “Right Bank” (west side), as …

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