60 Rare Photos Showing A Hidden Side Of History

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These pictures give us a glimpse of what can become very easy to forget when we think of public figures: the fact that they are human. Some are funny, some sad, some unexpected...and some incongruent with the images we hold of public people whom love or hate. All of them are moving in their own way.

Barack Obama on his high school basketball team.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger seeing New York City for the first time: 1968.

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Bill Gates' 1977 mug shot for driving without a license.

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Muhammad Ali talks a jumper down: 1981.

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Audrey Hepburn and per deer, Ip, shopping in Beverly Hills.

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Jimi Hendrix and Mick Jagger having a chat: 1969.

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Just Madonna, Sting, and Tupac hanging out...!

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Paul McCartney, John Lennon & George Harrison play at a wedding reception in 1958.

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The Rolling Stones in 1963.

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Hemingway's passport photo: 1923.

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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's funeral: 1945.

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Robin Williams as a cheerleader in 1980.

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The original Star Wars cast before filming began.

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A film crew recording the lion roar for the MGM logo.

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Elton John playing in the piano bar...on his private plane.

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Charlie Chaplin and Albert Einstein looking dapper.

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Queen Elizabeth serving her country in WWII.

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Elijah Wood and Macaulay Culkin in 1993.

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Olivia Newton John and John Travolta rehearsing for Grease.

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Osama Bin Laden and his family in the '70s. He's second from right in the pale green shirt and blue pants.

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Diane Keaton and Al Pacino on The Godfather set, 1972.

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Drew Barrymore and Steven Spielberg on the set of E.T.

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Bruce Lee...dancing!

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Actors portraying JFK and Marilyn Monroe in part of a series depicting their rumored affair.

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Osama Bin Laden (right) after judo practice.

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Hachiko's death. His owner died, but Hachiko waited for him at the train station every day for nine years until he died.

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Float like a butterfly, sting like The Beatles?

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Martin Luther King Jr. and Marlon Brando.

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Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee.

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A barefoot Steve Jobs and younger Bill Gates talking.

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Adam West (Batman, Family Guy) and Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock) keeping the beat.

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Amelia Earhardt's last haircut.

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Walt Disney's early sketches of Mickey Mouse.

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The ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer): one of the first computers.

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Marathon runners: first modern Olympic games. Greece, 1896.

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The first Walmart store: a "five and dime" indicated by the 5-10.

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The construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in 1937.

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Fidel Castro and Malcolm X in 1960.

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A teenaged Vladimir Putin (second from the left)

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Marilyn Monroe meets Queen Elizabeth II in 1956.

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Steven Hawking and his wife, Jane Wilde.

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Robert Downy Jr. and Slash (Guns 'n Roses)

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Hitler (background) serving as best man at Joseph Goebbels' wedding.

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The Beatles' last concert: London, 1969.

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George Custer and some fellow Union soldiers in the American Civil War (colorized)

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The first bananas to ever reach Norway!

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Alan Sheperd--America's first man to reach space--puts on his spacesuit.

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Marilyn Monroe and Sammy Davis Jr.

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Howard Carter examines the sarcophagus of King Tut.

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Che Guevara and a much younger Fidel Castro.

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The construction of Mt. Rushmore in 1939.

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Johnny Depp hanging out with Oasis.

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BOND. Sean Connery with an Aston Martin DB5 in 1965.

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Elvis in the army, 1958.

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The Eiffel Tower being built in 1880.

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William Harley and Arthur Davidson in 1914...Harley-Davidson.

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Pablo Picasso and a sullen-looking Brigitte Bardot in 1956.

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A young Bill Clinton meets JFK.

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Frank Sinatra getting an autograph from Lou Gehrig in 1939.

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Steven Spielberg on the set of JAWS.

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There's more to a human life than press pics, paparazzi photos, or government-approved images. If you loved these, please share them with your friends.

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