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“The 1926 general strike in the United Kingdom was a general strike that lasted nine days, from 4 May 1926 to 13 May 1926. It was called by the general council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in an unsuccessful attempt to force the British government to act to prevent wage reduction and worsening conditions for coal miners”. – Wikipedia

Photo: Oxford University Student Volunteers during the General Strike in an aggressive pose. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
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18 Jun 2011 11:46:00
Father Christmas arriving at the Arding and Hobbs store in Clapham Junction, London, 2nd November 1926.  (Photo by H. F. Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Father Christmas arriving at the Arding and Hobbs store in Clapham Junction, London, 2nd November 1926. (Photo by H. F. Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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25 Dec 2014 13:32:00
Revellers continue to party and dance through the night and day during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway “The Sun Also Rises”, involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Revellers continue to party and dance through the night and day during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2014 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway “The Sun Also Rises”, involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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08 Jul 2014 13:44:00


A British policewoman chasing after a group of naked street boys by the Serpentine in Hyde Park, London. (Photo by Reg Speller/Getty Images). 1926
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23 Jul 2011 12:43:00
American film star Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jean Mortenson or Norma Jean Baker, 1926 - 1962)

American film star Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jean Mortenson or Norma Jean Baker). (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images). 1952
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28 Nov 2011 10:56:00


Festival goers celebrate during the Chupinazo, marking the beginning of the San Fermin festival on July 6, 2011 in Pamplona, Spain. Pamplona's famous Fiesta de San Fermin, which involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona for eight days starting July 7th, was made famous by the 1926 novel of U.S. writer Ernest Hemmingway called “The Sun Also Rises”. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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07 Jul 2011 11:57:00


A fighting bull loses its balance during the third day of the San Fermin running-of-the-bulls on July 8, 2011 in Pamplona, Spain. Pamplona's famous Fiesta de San Fermin, which involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona for eight days starting July 7th, was made famous by the 1926 novel of U.S. writer Ernest Hemmingway called “The Sun Also Rises”. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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08 Jul 2011 10:45:00
NEW YORK CITY - MARCH 1955: American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) leans over the balcony of the Ambassador Hotel in March 1955 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives)

“1955 was a year of change for Marilyn Monroe. After leaving Hollywood for New York, and abandoning her contract with Twentieth Century Fox, Marilyn was no longer “just a dumb blonde”, but a true renegade. In January, Marilyn formed a production company with photographer Milton Greene, and moved into a suite at the Ambassador Hotel”...

Photo: American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962) leans over the balcony of the Ambassador Hotel in March 1955 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Ed Feingersh/Michael Ochs Archives)
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06 Nov 2012 12:52:00