Author John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was an English writer and poet, known for his fantasy works "The Hobbit", "The Lord of the Rings", and "The Silmarillion". The great success of his writing led to a revival of the fantasy genre, which is why he is now known as the "father" of modern fantasy literature.
Clint Eastwood is an iconic actor, known for starring in famous films such as "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly", "Man with No Name", and a "Fistful of Dollars". He is also a director, a producer, a composer, and a politician.
Actress Nita Naldi often played the role of femme fatales. She gained fame in such films as "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" with John Barrymore.
Actress Carole Lombard was largely known for her roles in 1930s screwball comedies. Some of her films include "Twentieth Century" and "My Man Godfrey".
A child playing with Howdy Doody, the main character of "Howdy Doody", an American children's television program. The series was created by E. Roger Muir and produced by NBC.
Anna May Wong was the first Chinese-American movie star, and the first Asian-American to become an international success. She acted in various silent films such as "The Toll of the Sea", and later starred in sound-era films such as "Shanghai Express" alongside Marlene Dietrich.
Actors Rock Hudson and James Dean behind the scenes in the 1956 film "Giant".
Rock Hudson was known for being a popular romantic actor, and often starred alongside Doris Day. James Dean was also iconic, famous for his role in "Rebel Without a Cause".
The Beatles were an iconic English rock band that formed in 1960. From 1962, the group consisted of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison. Their music including pop-ballads, psychedelic rock, and sometimes the incorporation of classical.
Actor James Dean and his Siamese cat, Curtis.
James Dean was an American cultural icon, most known for his role in the 1955 film "Rebel Without a Cause". He was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for best actor.
Actor Bob Hope, born as Leslie Townes Hope, was known for his roles in vaudeville, Broadway, radio, television, and movies. He was also a very successful singer and dancer, his work appearing in the very famous, Oscar-winning "Buttons and Bows".
Actress Phyllis Ruth was known for her roles in "Let's Face it" and "Louisiana Purchase".