Iconic Photos

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Iconic Photos

Iconic Photos. Those chilling photos of the attack on the World Trade Center towers are everywhere as we remember that September morning 10 years ago today. Let's look back at other familiar scenes from the past -- a spunky single gal, a frightened little boy, an advertising icon and more of the subjects and people in these iconic images and find out where they are now.
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The melancholic "The Babe Bows Out" captured the essence of the ailing slugger's final appearance at the House That Ruth Built on June 13, 1948. His uniform’s number, 3, was retired the same year.
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The Marlboro Man
Before the days of graphic warning labels, the mythical cowboy was the face of one brand of cigarettes for more than four decades.
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Einstein's tongue photo
The irreverent photo of the world's most famous theoretical physicist was taken in 1951 during the height of McCarthyism.
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American Girl in Italy
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Marilyn Monroe's billowing dress
The doomed starlet provided one of the most iconic Hollywood images when she walked over a subway grate in this 1955 movie.
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Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly
The late actress became a style icon for independent women everywhere with her portrayal of Holly Golightly in this 1961 classic romantic comedy based on a novella by Truman Capote.
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Y.A. Tittle on his knees
The gritty 1964 image of the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback became one of the most well-known sports photos of all time despite never being published.
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Ali-Liston rematch
The image of Muhammad Ali standing over a knocked-down Sonny Liston during their second fight was deemed one of the greatest sports photos ever by Sports Illustrated.
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Earthrise 1968
Astronaut William Anders took the groundbreaking photo on Christmas Eve during the first manned mission to orbit the moon.
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Bobby Orr 'flies'
The action shot of the defenseman's winning goal in Game 4 of the 1970 Stanley Cup Finals is one of the most recognized hockey images of all time.
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President Nixon's 'V' sign
The resigning president was leaving the White House for the last time with his wife and daughters on Aug., 1974, when he turned and flashed his famous "V" for victory sign for the waiting reporters and staff members.
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Mount St. Helens eruption
The Washington state stratovolcano killed 57 people and caused more than a billion dollars in damage when it erupted on May 18, 1980.
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Challenger disaster
The Space Shuttle Challenger – with a high school teacher aboard – broke apart 73 seconds after liftoff on Jan. 28, 1986.
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1969 moon landing
CBS anchor Walter Cronkite narrated as Apollo 11 landed and Neil Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface for the first time.
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1968 Olympics black power salute
Olympic track stars Tommie Smith and John Carlos caused worldwide controversy with their silent protest during the 200-meter race medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympics.
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Baby Jessica
The world watched as emergency workers attempted to rescue the 18-month-old who had fallen into a backyard well in Midland, Texas, in 1987.
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Michael Jordan's glide
The five-time MVP who won six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls – was known for his signature move to the hoop.
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Exxon Valdez oil-soaked bird
The disturbing image of a helpless bird covered in black goop became a symbol of the devastating impact on wildlife when the tanker Exxon Valdez struck a reef in 1989.
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Oklahoma City bombing
U.S. Army veteran Timothy McVeigh targeted the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995, killing 168 people and injuring more than 500 others.
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Brandi Chastain's sports bra
The U.S. soccer midfielder celebrated her winning goal in the 1999 Women’s World Cup Finals with a spontaneous jersey doffing.
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Elian Gonzalez
A Pulitzer Prize-winning photo showed the 6-year-old refugee being removed at gunpoint in order to return him to Cuba.
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Michael Jackson & the dangling baby
While a crowd of fans looked on, Jackson dangled his four-month old son, Prince Michael II, over the third-floor balcony of his Berlin hotel on November 19, 2002.
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Miracle on the Hudson
On Jan. 15, 2009, pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III managed to safely ditch US Airways Flight 1549 in New York City's Hudson River six minutes after it left LaGuardia Airport.
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Situation Room during Osama bin Laden raid
The photo – which captured President Barack Obama and his national security team at the White House as they watched the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden – quickly went viral with the help of the Internet.
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