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This 9-week-old baby was the "world's youngest swimmer" in 1954
See photos from an underwater wedding ceremony in 1954:
In the August 3, 1962 issue, LIFE magazine ran the last interview with Marilyn Monroe. She would die only a few days after the magazine hit the stands. This image appeared (small) in the article with the caption: "On the brink of fame, Marilyn at age of 24 was catching the public's imagination in a
Elizabeth Taylor on set with her daughter in 1962. See more famous moms:
Inside the speakeasies of New York in 1933
West Coast youth flex their muscles for a 1951 LIFE magazine feature. See more photos:
Why women thought Perry Como was the ideal husband in 1956
Pablo Picasso in the south of France in 1949. See more photos:
What a family with two working parents looked like in 1956
Austrians cheer Adolf Hitler during his 1938 campaign to unite Austria and Germany
William S. Burroughs in a Paris cafe, 1959. See more photos:
Adolf Hitler became Fuhrer on this day in 1934
William S. Burroughs died on this day in 1997. See more photos:
A crescent moon seen over Manhattan skyscrapers in 1946. (Andreas Feininger—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #NYC
Yogi Berra with wife Carmen in 1949. See more photos from his first years in the MLB:
The story behind the iconic photo of Gandhi and his spinning wheel:
Nina Leen captured the Ringling Bros. Circus in 1949. See more of her photography:
New York City Ballet performs Jerome Robbins's ballet, "Dumbarton Oaks," in 1972. See more:
Bikers in California, 1965. See more photos of Hells Angels:
Girls auditioning for the role of Wednesday on the original 'Addams Family.' See more:
George Harrison played the first benefit show at Madison Square Garden on this day in 1971
Ballerinas at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet, 1936. See more:
Elvis Presley in 1960, shortly before his discharge from the U.S. Army. See more:
On this day in 1971, George Harrison and Bob Dylan played at Madison Square Garden. See more:
From a 1963 photo essay on the Himalayas. (James Burke—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

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