x
Search 1 of 1,562

Today In History: February 29

Historic News, Archive

Keywords: xtodayinhistoryfebx xtodayinhistoryx

Categories: Entertainment;
Displaying 1 - 78  of  78 Results

 

HUGH HEFNER

03091002683
HEFNER AT PLAYBOY CLUB
Hugh Hefner, founder and chairman of the Playboy Enterprises, Inc., is pictured amid a group of Bunnies, at the flagship Playboy Club, in Chicago, Ill., circa 1960. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

HUGH HEFNER BONNI ...

610620015
HEFNER HALPIN
Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner poses with "bunny-girl" hostess Bonnie J. Halpin at Hefner's nightclub in Chicago, Ill., on June 20, 1961. (AP Photo/Edward s. Kitch)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

 

4806210110
U.S. Three Top Band Leaders, Posing Brown Derby Restaurant
A scene to beat the band is that of three top band leaders, minus music and musicians, making with non-musical sounds at the Brown Derby in Hollywood, California on June 21, 1948. Left to right: Charlie Barnet, Harry James and Jimmy Dorsey. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

 

688853728692
Abe Lyman's 20th Anniversary
This was a jam session for famous orchestra leaders only. They were celebrating band leader Abe Lyman's 20th Anniversary in the show business on March 7,1938 at Billy Rose's Casa Manana in New York City. Shown are: Paul Ash, seated; Freddie Rich, Piano; Jimmy Dorsey, clarinet; Russ Norgan, Trombone; Clyde McCoy, Trumpet; Will Osborne, leader, and Lyman, Playing drums. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

5602290131
Eisenhower Second Term 1956
Unidentified members of the Republican Club view Pres. Eisenhower on television at the club's New York City headquarters at 54 West 40th Street as he told the nation of his availability for a second term during a broadcast from the White House, Feb. 29, 1956. (AP Photo/John Lent)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

Shirley Kelly + 2

5602290123
Eisenhower Second Term 1956
Women doing their grocery shopping keep tabs on Pres. Eisenhower's decision to seek a second term by using a portable radio as they filled their shopping carts, in Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 29, 1956. From left are: Shirley Kelly, Margaret Gullifer and Rosemary Powers. They didn't say how they would vote. (AP Photo/Sam Myers)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

Vicky Keator + 1

5602290115
Eisenhower Second Term 1956
Staff members at the New York State Republican Committee headquarters, Vicky Keator, left, and Sue Glad, decorate a huge poster of Pres. Eisenhower with lipstick and confetti, in New York, Feb. 29, 1956. Shortly before this scene took place, the president announced in Washington that he would seek re-election. (AP Photo/Jacob Harris)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

MOHAMMED KRAMULLAH

560323012
PAKISTAN BECOMES A REPUBLIC
Pakistan's High Commissioner in London, Mohammed Kramullah, is surrounded by children in national dress, at the High Commission offices, in London, on March 23, 1956, during the celebrations marking the inauguration of the Islamic republic of Pakistan. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

04022907763
OSCARS WINNERS
From left, producers Barrie M. Osborne, Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh pose with their Oscars after the film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King won for best motion picture of the year at the 76th annual Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

040229013483
OSCARS WINNERS
From left, Fran Walsh, Howard Shore and Annie Lennox pose with their Oscars for best original song for Into the West from the motion picture The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King during the 76th annual Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

 

Princess Diana + 1

96022901394
BRITAIN ROYALS
The front pages of Britain's newspapers featuring the story that Princess Diana is ready to divorce the Prince of Wales, Thursday Feb. 29, 1996. The couple married in July of 1981 and have two sons. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Arzt)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

400229016
HATTIE MCDANIEL WINS OSCAR
Hattie McDaniel, left, was given the Motion Picture Academy award for the best performance of an actress in a supporting role in 1939 for her work as "Mammy" in the film version of "Gone With the Wind" on Feb. 29, 1940 in Los Angeles, Calif. The presentation of the award was given by actress Fay Bainter, right. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

Charles A. Lindbergh

280228068
Lindbergh Returns From Cuba
Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh smiles at friends after he landed at St. Louis airfield after flying non-stop from Havana, Cuba, Feb. 29, 1928. Lindbergh had been on a goodwill flight to Central and South America. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

825999001325
Luisa Tetrazzini
Mme. Luisa Tetrazzini, one of the best loved opera stars of the past, rehearses before making an appearance in New York, Feb. 29, 1932. Mme. Tetrazzini recently announced that she was through with the opera stage, but she will appear once more for music lovers, but this time from the stage of a motion picture theater. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

Helen Taft

360229012
William Howard Taft widow 1938
Mrs. Helen Taft, widow of William Howard Taft, the former president and Chief Justice, is shown as she sailed Feb. 29, 1936 for Mexico on the ship Santa Elena. Mrs. Taft's son Robert recently was selected by the Ohio Republican State committee as a presidential primary candidate. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

542694284345
St. Louis Cardinals
Three St. Louis Cardinals are pictured at their spring training camp in Bradenton, Fla., Feb. 29, 1936. From left: Pepper Martin, Terry Moore, and Joe "Ducky" Medwick. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

Laurence Olivier + 1

400229098
OSCARS GWTH LEIGH OLIVIER 1940
Vivien Leigh is shown with Laurence Olivier in Hollywood at the annual Banquet of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences at which she won an Oscar for her performance as Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With The Wind," Feb. 29, 1940. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

JUDY GARLAND MICK ...

400229034
OSCARS GARLAND ROONEY
Judy Garland receives a kiss from Mickey Rooney as she is given a special award Oscar for her outstanding performance as a screen juvenile during the past years at the 1939 Academy Awards presented at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, Ca., Feb. 29, 1940. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

 

4002291146
Detroit Racial Unrest
Mounted police escort an unidentified black youth from Northwestern High School yard in Detroit, Mich., Feb. 29, 1940 after school officials said they found a large knife in his possession. The school had been the scene of interracial fighting, and 60 patrolmen were at the school on February 29 to prevent continuance of the fights. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

4002291161
WWII France Paris Metal Collection
Mid-lent would have been the occasion of a carnival parade for Paris students in times of peace. Instead their mid-week day off on Thursday has been devoted to gathering scrap iron in the Latin Quarter for armament purposes. A student with an old spring bed and another with a German Helmet of Pre- 1914 war model and bearing a notice calling for scrap iron if other such helmets are not to be seen in France on Feb. 29, 1940. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

4202161230
WWII US Women
In order that women may replace men wherever they are needed in vital wartime communications work, the American Women’s Voluntary Services have opened a Radio Laboratory for training purposes. The ladies will be taught all phases of radio construction and repair. Set up in a New York hotel, the school will turn out radio engineering aides, repairwomen and technicians. Members of a class in Theory, listen to explanation by Frances Peabody Mayer, director of the course in New York, Feb. 29, 1943. (AP Photo/Robert Kradin)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

AP

4202280303
WWII USO
Visitors arriving on Feb. 29, 1942 to inspect the Stage Door canteen for service men on the former site of the Little Club in the 44th Street Theatre Building, west of Broadway, which will open on March 2, under the sponsorship of the American Theatre Wing War Service, Inc., pay an admission fee consisting of the pound of the following foodstuffs: sugar, cheese, a jar of peanut butter, a jar of jelly or five cans of tomato soup. The canteen will be open daily from 5 p.m. until midnight for the duration and will offer service men – free of charge – refreshments, sandwiches, dancing and entertainment. The canteen after March 1. Left to right: Mary Stevenson and Allyn Van Baalen, hostesses; Morris Gest, producer; Rachel Crothers, playwright; Jessie Royce Landis, actress, and Irving Berlin, song writer, Feb. 28, 1942. (AP Photo/Marty Zimmerman)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

 

4404191183
WWII Asia Admirality Islands U.S. Troops
Prior to the landing by American Forces on Los Negros Island in the admiralty group, U.S. soldiers were briefed aboard a destroyer as to their tasks in battling the Japanese on Feb. 29, 1944. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

British Official Photo

4402291118
WWII England H.M.S. Skate
H.M.S. Skate, last remaining ship of the old Admiralty R” Class and oldest ship in the British navy, is a veteran of World War I. She is the only 3 funneled destroyer in the navy and was built in 1917, and served with the Harwich Flotilla. Starboard bow view of H.M.S. Skate, somewhere in England, on Feb. 29, 1944. (AP Photo)

Usage Notes: This content is intended for editorial use only. For other uses, additional clearances may be required.

X

Message Box

Cancel
Ok
No
Yes
X

Message Box

Cancel
Ok
No
Yes