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John Lennon, Mick Jagger, and May Pang attend the AFI Salute to James Cagney at the Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, March 13, 1974

from Slate Magazine

The Entire History of the World—Really, All of It—Distilled Into a Single Gorgeous Chart

“Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931. It shows the entire history of the world distilled into a single gorgeous chart via The Slate

Janis Joplin, singer, Port Arthur, Texas, August 28, 1969   Copyright   © 2008 The Richard Avedon Foundation


The TIME Vault: 1955

1964 | Four lads from Liverpool — Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon, and Ringo Starr — take a dip in an unheated Miami Beach swimming pool during a cold snap on their first trip to the States.