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THAT'S THE WAY IT WAS

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Nadeja De Braganza, daughter of Princess Miguel De Braganza - June, 1929

Nadeja De Braganza, daughter of Princess Miguel De Braganza - June, 1929

June 1, 1960: Paula Hitler, the younger sister and last surviving immediate family member of Adolph Hitler, dies at the age of 64 in Berchtesgaden, Germany.

June 1, 1960: Paula Hitler, the younger sister and last surviving immediate family member of Adolph Hitler, dies at the age of 64 in Berchtesgaden, Germany. 

Sammy Davis Jr. performs at the Hoover Dam for the television variety special Frank Sinatra Jr. with Family and Friends - May 24, 1969
Photo: CBS

Sammy Davis Jr. performs at the Hoover Dam for the television variety special Frank Sinatra Jr. with Family and Friends - May 24, 1969 

Photo: CBS

Catherine Deneuve and Roman Polanski at the Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France May 24, 1965
Photo: Reporters Associes/Gamma-Rapho

Catherine Deneuve and Roman Polanski at the Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France May 24, 1965

Photo: Reporters Associes/Gamma-Rapho

Crowds gather in Grand Central Station to watch the launch of the Project Mercury Aurora 7 piloted by Scott Carpenter who became the sixth human and fourth American in space. May 24, 1962.
Photo: CBS

Crowds gather in Grand Central Station to watch the launch of the Project Mercury Aurora 7 piloted by Scott Carpenter who became the sixth human and fourth American in space. May 24, 1962.

Photo: CBS

May 24, 1964: A riot occurs at a soccer match between Peru and Argentina at the National Stadium in Lima, Peru. Over 300 people are killed, and over 500 are injured during the melee and stampede to esca
pe the stadium.

May 24, 1964: A riot occurs at a soccer match between Peru and Argentina at the National Stadium in Lima, Peru. Over 300 people are killed, and over 500 are injured during the melee and stampede to escape the stadium. 

May 12, 1967: Pink Floyd’s “Games for May” concert is held at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. It was the first-ever rock concert performed in Surround-S
ound, then known as Quadraphonic Sound.
Photo: A back-projection screen being tested during...

May 12, 1967: Pink Floyd’s “Games for May” concert is held at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. It was the first-ever rock concert performed in Surround-Sound, then known as Quadraphonic Sound.

Photo: A back-projection screen being tested during rehearsals (Nick Hale)

Aerial view of the wreckage of the Hindenburg airship n
ear the hangar at the Naval Air station in Lakehurst, New Jersey. May 7, 1937.
Photo: Murray Becker / AP

Aerial view of the wreckage of the Hindenburg airship near the hangar at the Naval Air station in Lakehurst, New Jersey. May 7, 1937.

Photo: Murray Becker / AP

April 30, 1975: South Vietnam surrenders.
Photo: North Vietnamese troops arrive at the South Vietnam capitol city of Saigon. AFP

April 30, 1975: South Vietnam surrenders.

Photo: North Vietnamese troops arrive at the South Vietnam capitol city of Saigon. AFP

Combat uniforms litter a road on the outskirts of Saigon, abandoned by South Vietnamese soldiers who shed their uniforms to hide their status. April 30, 1975
Photo: Duong Thanh Phong

Combat uniforms litter a road on the outskirts of Saigon, abandoned by South Vietnamese soldiers who shed their uniforms to hide their status. April 30, 1975

Photo: Duong Thanh Phong