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Judy, a black collie whose owner was killed by a train when trying to retrieve her after she slipped her lead. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images). 17th December 1976
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08 Jun 2011 09:54:00


Ernie Lotinga, looking terrified as a gun is pointed in his face, in a scene from the play “My Wife's Family”, at the Garrick Theatre, London. (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images). 24th February 1941
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04 Apr 2011 09:29:00


A frightened maid, played by Phoebe Hodgson, knocks a bust off a tall pedestal while dusting, in a scene from the play “Queen High” at the Queen's Theatre. (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images). 1926
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27 Mar 2011 09:46:00


A nurse consoles herself with a box of chocolates as she reads a paper-back thriller. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1955
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30 Mar 2011 09:49:00
1930: The first load of passengers queuing for the Bennie Railplane in Glasgow; the inventor George Bennie is third in the queue. The streamlined cars are self propelled, driven by air screws in front and behind, and hang from a steel girder

The first load of passengers queuing for the Bennie Railplane in Glasgow; the inventor George Bennie is third in the queue. The streamlined cars are self propelled, driven by air screws in front and behind, and hang from a steel girder. (Photo by J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 4th July 1930
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28 Nov 2011 12:32:00


A visitor walks past an installation artwork entitled “Confuciuse” which combines the word “Confucius” and “confuse” in the contemporary art exhibition at “Fun and Art” Festival on December 13, 2008 in Xian of Shaanxi Province, China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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12 May 2011 08:35:00
A tourist poses for a picture with the Sphinx at the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo, Egypt, on October 19, 2011

A tourist poses for a picture with the Sphinx at the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo, Egypt, on October 19, 2011. (Reuters/Jamal Saidi)
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17 Apr 2012 13:15:00
1962: English pop singer Shane Fenton, later known as Alvin Stardust, autographing a woman's leg in his dressing room

English pop singer Shane Fenton, later known as Alvin Stardust, autographing a woman's leg in his dressing room. (Photo by John Pratt/Keystone Features/Getty Images). September 1962
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05 Nov 2011 13:53:00