Life Magazine, August 1, 1985 - The Fabulous Fifties
Original Life Magazine from August 1, 1985 - The Fabulous Fifties
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These issues are extremely nice. These are in amazing condition and are great for framing or giving as a cherished gift. Some may have very minor defects and address labels.
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These issues are in pretty good shape. These are great for those who want a complete, original, average condition issue to read and enjoy. They may have some light to moderate flaws like small tears, spots, library stamps etc. but would make a great piece of history for the budget minded to mark any occasion.
Some of the contents in this issue
The Fifties, 1950s, re-living it up, food, fashion, fun. An exclusive visit at home with Tina Turner. Loudon Wainwright reviews Rambo, First Blood, Part II. The new drug craze : Ecstasy. Portrait - Penn and Teller, magicians. Amusement Park safety with carousels and lots of other rides. Including NEWSBEAT, with TWA flight 847 hijacking, bombing at Frankfurt airport, Explosion of Air India flight 182, Cool two page photo of 80 people waterskiing behind the same boat in Australia. A page of photo from Wimbledon, tennis, including Boris Becker. Full page color Honda scooter ad with Grace Slick. Awesome series of photos of Peter Ruhf slicing an apple in two on his own head with a boomerang. A photographer seeks out children of Americans in Vietnam, includes Tuyet Mai, Phan Thi Thu Huong, Buong Thien Tu Thanh, Le Thi Lien, Le Thi Ut, Nguyen Thi Xuan and others (see related story in LIFE December 1987). Photographer Joel Meyerowitz at work. Funny bunch photos with a Ronald Reagan cutout. Two page photo of the horrible scene where Jean-Kiston Jeremie struck a mother and her children in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Full page wedding photo of the sister of the Aga Khan, Yasmin Aga Khan to Basil Embiricos.
Table of Contents for this issue is coming soon.