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Pictures of Col Muammar Gaddafi in 1970s

20 Oct

Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi seized power in a military coup in 1969. After rebels finally take his home town of Sirte, the former leader was reported dead by the Libya’s National Transitional Council. Let’s see how Lybia’s dictator Muammar Gaddafi has changed in 30 years.

Post 1969 picture of Libyan Head of State Colonel Muammar Gaddafi (AFP/Getty Images)

Libyan Head of State Colonel Muammar Gaddafi (L) and Egyptian President Gamal Abdul Nasser (R, 1918-70) arrive together in December 1969 in Rabat prior the Arab Summit Conference (AFP/Getty Images)

Post 1969 picture of Libyan Head of State Colonel Muammar Gaddafi (L) shaking hands in Tripoli with the President of Mauritania (1961-78), Mokhtar Ould Daddah (AFP/Getty Images)

President of Uganda Idi Amin Dada (2nd-L) poses with some of the Organization of African Unity (OUA, from left) Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Lybian leader Muammar Kadhafi in June 1972 in Kampala during an OUA summit. Idi Amin’s reign of terror lasted from 1971 when he seized power from Milton Obote, to 13 April 1979, when Tanzanian troops and exiled Ugandans stormed Kampala and removed him from power (AFP/Getty Images)

Picture dated July 1973 of Libyan Head of State Colonel Muammar Gaddafi (L) joking in Tripoli with a group of British hippies(AFP/Getty Images)


Libyan Head of State Colonel Muammar Gaddafi (L) waves to the crowd in June 1975 in Tripoli followed Commandant Abdussaman Jalloud (R), the number two of the Libyan regime (AFP/Getty Images)

1971: A young Muammar Gaddafi in army fatigues (Terence Spencer/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

August 1973: Gaddafi prays in the Libyan desert near Surt (Geneviève Chauvel/Sygma/Corbis)

November 1973: Gaddafi is jostled by press and TV reporters outside the Élysée palace in Paris after talks with President Georges Pompidou (Agence France Presse/Getty Images)

July 1973: Gaddafi waves to demonstrators gathered in Benghazi to show support for his return to office after he resigned as leader of the Revolutionary Command Council. The council refused to accept his resignation (Geneviève Chauvel/Sygma/Corbis)

1977: Gaddafi with Cuban leader Fidel Castro (Sipa Press/Rex Features)

November 1978: Gaddafi arrives at the 1978 Arab summit in Baghdad for Arab countries opposed to Egyptian president Anwar Sadat’s decision to sign the Camp David agreement with Israel. The summit resulted in Egypt’s suspension from the Arab League (Jacques Pavlovsky/Corbis)

Picture of young Steve Jobs

6 Oct

Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American computer entrepreneur and inventor. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company in 2006, following the acquisition of Pixar by Disney. He was credited in Toy Story (1995) as an executive producer.

On October 5, 2011, Jobs died in California at age 56 after struggling with pancreatic cancer for several years.

The Beatles (1964) by Robert Whitaker

24 Sep

Robert Whitaker (1939 – 20 September 2011) was a renowned British photographer, best known internationally for his many photographs of The Beatles, taken between 1964 and 1966, and for his photographs of the rock group Cream, which were used in the Martin Sharp-designed collage on the cover of their 1967 LP Disraeli Gears.

R.I.P Amy Winehouse

23 Jul

Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer-songwriter, known for her powerful contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of various musical genres including R&B, soul, and jazz. She received extensive publicity over her substance abuse and mental health issues. Winehouse died on 23 July 2011 at her home in London; police have described the cause of her death as “unexplained.

Amy looking adorable at the age of two

Amy Winehouse black and white portrait

At the Sylvia Young theatre school, when Amy wasn’t singing, she was getting into trouble

Amy Winehouse, circled, as a 13-year-old pupil at the Sylvia Young Theatre school

Amy Winehouse in her younger, healthier, borderline attractive days

Goodbye Miss Taylor

24 Mar

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