President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jackie Kennedy watch the first race of the 1962 America’s Cup in Newport, Rhode Island on September 15, 1962. Jackie is wearing a navy suit designed by Coco Chanel.
FAKE TV MEME: ↳ THE SIREN INITIATIVE. It has always been a sad and unfortunate superstition that women were bad luck to have aboard a ship - and, as such, there have been many women thrown over the rails and into the water. But as the water filled their lungs, they finally found fins to call their own. Ruling at sea, they drown sailors in revenge for their deaths, and aid and support the all-woman pirate crew of Captain Isobel Maulie.
Photos of The Beatles at the Washington Coliseum on the 11th February, 1964. These pictures were taken by Fred Ward, a National Geographic photographer and writer, who was on freelance assignment to cover the Beatles’ arrival by train in Washington two days after their debut performance on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Previously, Fred Ward had been known for photographing political figures including President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jackie Kennedy and Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. He took these amazing photos, thought to be the only high-quality colour photographs of the Beatles’ concert at the Washington Coliseum (he also shot a couple of rolls of black and white pictures). Almost unbelievably, a lot of these photo remained unprinted and unseen until 2014 when Fred Ward’s son, Christopher had some printed from the negatives for an exhibition in LA.
Jackie and John F. Kennedy arrive in Caracas, Venezuela and address farmers about the Alliance for Progress initiative on December 16, 1961. Jackie is wearing a single-breasted apricot colored coat designed by Christian Dior.
Honestly one of the most stylish moments in White House history..
First Lady of the Ivory Coast, Marie-Thérèse Houphouët-Boigny and First Lady Jackie Kennedy in May 1962. Houphouët-Boigny caught the eye of the media during this visit to the Kennedy White House, and was dubbed “Africa’s Jackie”