Wednesday, 20 January 2016

A Coolest (Most Addictive) Instagram Account

California in the 70s.

What Instagram accounts are you following these days? I can't stop scrolling through History in Pictures. It has over three million followers and shares 'the most powerful and entertaining
pictures in history', so if it's De Niro and Scorsese on the set of Taxi Driver, Bridget Bardot in London or Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney washing up you're looking for, this is the place to come. Here are a few to get you in the mood...

Young Johnny Depp.

Aerial View of Times Square, 1967. 

A 1950s car show.

A young West Berlin couple peer over the Wall as the woman speaks to her mother in East Berlin, 1960s.

Vintage soda cans.

Black cat auditions, Hollywood circa 1961.

London girls protest for mini skirts.

Civil Rights March, Washington, 1963.

Model and actress Jean Shrimpton walks barefoot in the rain down Kings Road, London, 1964.

Jimmy Hendrix on Carnaby Street, 1967.

Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams and Billy Crystal, 1986.

A native American Indian lady, 1929.

Robert de Niro and Martin Scorsese on the set of Taxi Driver.

The cast of Pulp Fiction on set.

Al Capone's prison cell where he spent about nine months in 1929.

Janis Joplin at Woodstock, 1969.

Bridget Bardot in a London pub, 1968.

The Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

PSA Flight Attendants, 1968. From the San Diego Air and Space Museum Archives.

"I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring" - David Bowie.

Follow History in Pics on Instagram, here


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    1. I recently found out it was started by 2 teenagers - now 2 very rich teenagers!