1950s

Atom Bomb Test – 1950s

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Atom Bomb Test

On June 5, 1952, the U.S. government conducted its final atom bomb test at Nevada’s Yucca Flat, 300-miles from Los Angeles. A brief ‘aurora borealis’ lit up the night sky making it possible to see downtown Los Angeles.   On March 12, 1955, at 5:20 a.m., the government detonated another atomic bomb in the Nevada […]

Celebrity Portraits

Shirley MacLaine – Bat Costume – 1955

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Shirley MacLaine

“Nobody’s dead, so why am I going to a funeral? I believe you go to another level of understanding until you decide to come back to the schoolroom again – Earth. I don’t fear dying. I want to see if I’m proved right. Am I basically correct – or wacky?” — Shirley MacLaine Source: http://www.mirror.co.uk/…/downton-abbeys-shirley-maclaine-o… […]