40 Exceptional Photographs Missing In Your History Books


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6. The most popular sex symbol of all time in a behind-the-scenes of a film


Marilyn Monroe has an enormous impact on the history as she becomes the iconic sex symbol of females. She’s one of the top-billed actresses in the past. In this picture, you can find her in a subway gate keeping her dress down for a film titled The Seven Year Itch by Billy Wilder.

7. The shark in the film Jaws by Steven Spielberg.

7Director Steven Spielberg undoubtedly knows how to have fun filming as seen in this behind-the-scenes photo where he posed like the shark is going to eat him. The shark in the picture is only one of the three mechanical models they made for the film “Jaws.” The film is successful that it covers the production cost on the first weekend of its screening.

8. The first time a woman is allowed to join Boston Marathon.


Women are initially not allowed to join Boston marathon, but in the year 1967, Kathrine Switzer successfully proved that women could join the run. As you can see in the picture above, the other participant’s attention is on her. She finished the marathon in less than five hours and competed again in at age 70.

9. Testing the power of bulletproof vest


The guy on the picture looks so confident that the shot won’t give him his death. Since the 1500s, the idea of pistol proof fabric has been calculated, and the process of creating and developing one continued until mid-1900s. Murphy and his assistant demonstrated the effectiveness of the vest in a police headquarters in Washington.

10. The process of recording sounds in the 1800s.


Today, to record a pure sound of our voices for a little entertainment, we only have to take out our phones, open the recording and record the audio. It is as comfortable as that but during the 1800s, recording a sound is critical. Frances Densmore devoted his life and talent to preserving cultural music through a phonographic recording. It is a device used in the reproduction of sounds. Thomas Edison invents a phonograph in 1877 which becomes the starting point of recording advancements.