It’s crazy to think of stuff from the 80s as vintage, but technically it is. According to Retro Kids, items that are at least 100-years-old are considered to be antiques. Items that are at least 20 years are vintage.
However, items that are “true” vintages are considered to be at least 50-years-old. And we look fondly at these things that are 20 to 50-year-old. They inspire great memories within us.
And nothing reminds us of the “good ole’ times” better than our favorite vintage songs, movies and TV shows. They remind us of our childhoods and times spent having fun. So, sit back and take this trip down memory lane with these vintage photos.
Here Are 35+ Vintage Photos Of Celebrities That Will Make You Smile:
1) Sean Connery And Ursula Andress
It’s Bond, James Bond. Here is Sean Connery and Ursula Andress on the set of the first James Bond movie Dr. No. Andress played Honey Ryder who is considered to be the first Bond girl.
2) Maureen McCormick As Marcia Brady
Here’s Maureen McCormic on set in 1972 for the Greg’s Triangle episode of The Brady Brunch. It’s the episode where Greg has to choose between Marcia and his girlfriend to be head cheerleader. He chose neither.
3) Jungle Pam
Here is Jungle Pam, a.k.a. Pam Hardy. She was the sidekick of 1970s drag race driver Jim Liberman, a.k.a. Jungle Jim. She is known as one of the most iconic backup girls in drag racing history.
4) Cindy Morgan As Lacey Underall in Caddyshack
Actress Cindy Morgan started her career in radio and became a local weather woman. She then did some TV commericals, most notably for Irish Spring soap. Here she is starring as Judge Smails’ niece in the 1980 movie Caddyshack.
5) Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Bob Dylan
This photo is from the days when rock and roll was badass. Here we have Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Bob Dylan drinkin’ and smokin’ at Jagger’s 29th birthday party in New York City in 1972. This must of been some freakin’ party.
6) James Dean On An Ice Run
Here is James Dean draining his cooler before refilling it with ice at a West Texas Ice Co. This picture was taken while Dean shooting his last film Giant, which was released in 1956. Dean, however, never saw the movie released since he passed from injuries after a car crash in 1955.
7) Brigitte Bardot Soaking Her Feet
Here is French actress Brigitte Bardot in 1964. She appeared in 47 films and recorded more than 60 songs throughout her career. She retired in 1973.
8) Stewardesses From The Early 1970s
In the 1960s, a flight attendant was called a stewardess. And stewardess were sexually exploited during that time. Instead of their main purpose of making sure passengers aren’t thirsty and know safety information, they served more as a sexy fantasy for travelers. These are Florida Air stewardesses whose uniforms consisted of short dresses and decorative head bands.
9) “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Miss Elizabeth, and Jesse “The Body” Ventura
The 80s were the golden years of pro-wrestling. Here we have “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Elizabeth Hulette a.k.a. “Miss Elizabeth,” and Jesse “The Body” Ventura in 1983. The late Savage and Hulette went on to marry and Ventura served one term as governor of Minnesota.
10) Christopher Walken as a Clown
Here is Christopher Walken in 1995. He was performing for his young neighbors near his Bayside, Queens home. He’s just 12-years-old in this picture.
11) Burt Reynolds and Farrah Fawcett in 1981
There were plenty of stars in the 1981 comedy The Cannonball Run. Some of those big names include Sammdy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Dom DeLuise, Jackie Chan, and Roger Moore. Here are the movie’s stars, Burt Reynolds and Farrah Fawcett, posing together.
12) Raquel Welch in 1967
This is Raquel Welch lounging a year after her breakout role in 1966’s One Million Years B.C. Welch went on to star in films like Bedazzled and Bandolero! Her work helped to promote strong empowered female characters as a opposed to showing women as submissive sex symbol.
13) Robert Plant Eating Some Ice Cream
Here’s Led Zeppelin frontman enjoying an ice cream cone. The band made an ice cream stop in Chicago during their 1977 U.S. tour. It goes in your mouth silly not on your chin!
14) Angie Dickinson on the set of Jessica
This is Angie Dickinson on set during the shoot for her 1962 film Jessica. She’s pictured with a Vespa. The film was shot in Sicily.
15) Loretta Lynn With Her Palomino
Loretta Lynn is the most kick ass woman in country music. She’s the most successful country female recording artist of all-time. Her rebellious anthems of the 1970s dealt with taboo subjects, like fighting, divorce, birth control, and the double standards impressed upon women.
16) Barbra Eden as “Jeannie”
Here’s Barbara Eden in her classic role playing a 2,000-year-old genie. While her midriff-baring costume was risqué, it was regulated. Eden wasn’t allowed to ever show her belly button.
17) The Beatles And Some Pups
This shot of the Fab Four was taken in Ringo Starr’s backyard. Ringo is holding his white poodle while Paul is holding his sheepdog, Martha. Martha inspired the 1968 song title “Martha My Dear.”
18) Raquel Welch And Dick Cavett
All the big stars would appear on The Dick Cavett Show. Here is Raquel Welch talking to the host in 1972. He was known to be able to related to his guests and engage in intellectual conversations compared to more superficial banter on shows like Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show.
19) Bill Murray’s High School Graduation Photo
Here’s Bill Murray before he went on to be one of America’s all-time favorite funnymen. Murry attended Loyola College. He graduated in 1968.
20) Elizabeth Montgomery in 1965
Here is a sexier side to Elizabeth Montgomery than we’re used to seeing on the TV show Bewitched. This photo was taken around 1965, a year after the show debuted. It ran until 1972 and is one of the most beloved sitcoms of all time.
21) Paul Newman And Robert Redford in 1968
This is Paul Newman and Robert Redford taking a break in between filming in 1968. They are in the middle of their shoot for Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid. The movie was filmed in Durango, Mexico.
22) Golf Time For Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe was one of the biggest Hollywood stars. Here she is in the early 1950s at the Riviera Golf Club in LA. It was taken during the time when Monroe appeared in big hits like Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and The Seven-Year Itch.
23) Brooke Shields In the 80s
Here is Brooke Shields in a magazine photo shoot rocking some Malibu Sport. Look at that hair! It doesn’t get more 80s than that.
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24) Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong in 1969
This is Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong right before they made it big. It was taken in 1969. Their debut comedy album, Cheech & Chong, came out in 1971.
25) Natalie Wood and Paul Newman
Natalie Wood and Paul Newman were both big names in their own right. Here they are at the 1966 Golden Globe awards. Some night that must have been.
26) Frank Sinatra In The Mid-40s
Here is Frank Sinatra in the mid-40s. He’s playing baseball with friends in his hometown of Hoboken, New Jersey. Old Blue Eyes can really throw a ball.
27) Linda Carter In The Early 1970s
Here is a photos of the original Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter. This was taken win 1971 or 1972 when she was about 20-years-old. She landed her role as TV’s Wonder Woman in 1975.
28) Liz Taylor Behind The Scenes of Cleopatra
Here is Liz Taylor in between takes for the movie Cleopatra. The movie was released in 1963 and cost so much to make that it almost bankrupt 20th Century Fox. It was the highest grossing film of the year but ran a loss. It went on to win four Academy Awards and was nominated for five others.
29) Ronald Moore and Richard Kiel in 1979
Though these two played enemies in Moonraker and The Spy Who Loved Me, Ronald Moore and Richard Kiel got along just fine on set. This is Kiel performing his character Jaws’ signature head squash. The photos was used for a publicity ad.
30) Frank Sinatra and Jerry Lewis
Here is Jerry Lewis doing what he does best… being silly. The funnyman is shown here with crooner Frank Sinatra. These two look like a fun bunch.
31) Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
More than 30 years later, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is still a movie favorite. In this scene, Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, and Mia Sara’s characters visit the Art Institute of Chicago. This was such an iconic scene.
32) Robin Williams In 1969
A photo of the late genius and funnyman Robin Williams. This one was taken in 1969. This was when he was a senior at Redwood High School where he was voted Least Likely To Succeed.
33) Dr. Frank N. Furter, Columbia, And Magenta in 1975
This was another cult classic. Here is Tim Curry as Dr. Frank N. Furter, Nell Campbell as Columbia, and Patricia Quinn as Magenta. The movie was released in 1975 with a budget of $1.4 million that went on to gross $140.2 million at the box office.
34) Priscilla and Elvis Presley
Elvis and Priscilla married on May 1, 1967 after many years of dating. Their wedding took place at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas. The couple met when Priscilla was just 14.
This is Sophia Loren visiting Disneyland. It was on a spring day in 1963. This was during the peak of her career when she was in films like El Cid and It Started in Naples.
37) Joan Jett in 1977
This is Joan Jett when she was still a member of The Runaways. The photo was taken in 1977. The band broke up two years later.
38) Drew Barrymore and Billy Idol
This is Drew Barrymore being silly with Billy Idol in a club when she was just 9-years-old. The shot was taken in 1984. This was two years after she appeared in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
39) Brad Pitt and Christina Applegate
Here is a photo of Brad Pitt and Christina Applegate in the late 80s. They dated briefly. Applegate reportedly ditched him during the MTV Movie Awards for another actor.
40) Caroline Kennedy And JFK
Here is a shot of some presidential daddy-daughter time in 1960. Caroline Kennedy is taking a stroll with her Raggedy Ann doll in a stroller and dad JFK by her side. The photo was taken about two weeks after Kennedy beat Richard Nixon out for the position of President of the United States of America.