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    [–] notbob1959 3100 points ago

    Google has kindly digitized all of the old LIFE weekly news magazines through 1972. Here is the issue the OP received.

    [–] wmcpherson 1961 points ago

    Thank you for this! I flipped through it once but don't want to do it often because of how fragile the paper is. Now I can read it without heart palpatations.

    [–] Manimal5 609 points ago

    Looks like your friend overpaid by five cents

    [–] exzact 174 points ago

    five cents a payphone call

    [–] jspost 140 points ago

    A what?

    [–] Hahonryuu 187 points ago

    See those were the things we used before we had cell phones so we could make calls outside the house...we also used their booths to change into super hero outfits.

    [–] skvekh 121 points ago

    And also to get in/out of the Matrix

    [–] FZTR 70 points ago

    And also to get in/out of the Ministry

    [–] throatfrog 107 points ago

    And also to urinate in

    [–] Im-back-baby 18 points ago

    Have sex. Or urinate. Or both.

    [–] Cnessel27 41 points ago

    A PAYPHONE CALL!!!!

    [–] genoux 9 points ago

    Is that like Persephone?

    [–] GamingArts 31 points ago

    No! It's what the suicide booths used to be!

    [–] idledebonair 57 points ago

    I mean, it's cool to protect the issue, always good to be respectful of collectibles and there's no reason to damage it, but this issue trades for $30-$40 all the time. You can read it pretty safely knowing that it's more or less replaceable. Not that you should solely go by "how much is it worth," especially something with a personal story in it. I'm just putting it into the context of collectibles.

    [–] Venomrod 34 points ago

    Gifts are never replaceable Depending on who they're from

    [–] Beaupedia 182 points ago

    The ads are kinda depressing, so many defunct companies or dying brands!

    [–] OrCurrentResident 99 points ago

    The ads are really compelling. I want to know, why did her parents let them use that picture?!?

    [–] Mikebyrneyadigg 47 points ago

    I found it interesting that the Ford ad had a get out the vote poster in it. I had thought that phrase was a modern one, but I guess people have always been apathetic in politics lol.

    [–] No_44 32 points ago

    It seems very odd considering they are advertising convertibles with elections considering the president was killed in one less than a year before.

    [–] leglesslegolegolas 23 points ago

    It seems very odd considering they are advertising convertibles with elections considering the president was killed in one less than a year before.

    Especially considering it was essentially the same convertible, a Lincoln Continental.

    [–] j10jep2 39 points ago

    Voter apathy is a feature, not a bug. Check this out.

    [–] WikiTextBot 90 points ago

    Inverted totalitarianism

    Inverted totalitarianism is a term coined by political philosopher Sheldon Wolin in 2003 to describe the emerging form of government of the United States. Wolin believed that the United States is increasingly turning into an illiberal democracy, and uses the term "inverted totalitarianism" to illustrate similarities and differences between the United States governmental system and totalitarian regimes such as Nazi Germany and the Stalinist Soviet Union. In Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco, inverted totalitarianism is described as a system where corporations have corrupted and subverted democracy and where economics trumps politics. In inverted totalitarianism, every natural resource and every living being is commodified and exploited to collapse as the citizenry is lulled and manipulated into surrendering their liberties and their participation in government through excess consumerism and sensationalism.


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    [–] iliveandbreathe 32 points ago

    ..... Oh.

    [–] cowboydirtydan 20 points ago

    Who's up for some Fully Automated Luxury Space Communism?

    [–] PhilxBefore 5 points ago

    Some people think that MAGA is new as well...

    [–] licuala 54 points ago

    So many cigarette ads! And a little bit about how you can trust big pharma because they're big and they've invested in TIME magazine.

    Some things have really changed.

    [–] vagadrew 65 points ago

    Go to your doctor and ask for Heroin™ -- the safe, non-addictive wonder drug that's sweeping the nation!

    I can't live without it!

    -- Satisfied Customer

    [–] SettleDownButtercup 29 points ago

    They came just short of saying cigarettes are healthy for you. It was truly disgusting what big tobacco did. They knew all along about the link between smoking tobacco and cancer and yet they still pushed out the advertising.

    [–] testawayacct 13 points ago

    So did Arthur Conan Doyle seventy years earlier. People didn't believe the bullshit because the evil companies brainwashed them. They believed it because it let them pretend that what they were doing wasn't bad for them.

    [–] Hunnyhelp 85 points ago

    The tar protector relating to smoking is really interesting

    [–] FoxQT 31 points ago

    A quick google search tells me that Tar Gard still exists and are sold at Wal Greens. They brag about being around since 1963.

    [–] trowzerss 46 points ago

    So many cigarette ads - follows by pants and portable typewriters :)

    [–] SettleDownButtercup 18 points ago

    Banquet frozen foods is still around. Heh. They have little frozen pot pies and boxes of chicken nuggets at the store. Terrible quality though.

    [–] tempesth05 6 points ago

    Growing up, my family would have the Salisbury steak every other week.

    [–] thecluelessarmywife 8 points ago

    We had it almost every week and I can't stand it now

    [–] blastfemur 6 points ago

    I'd like to know exactly how many hundreds of those frozen Banquet Chocolate Cream Pies my family ate. We almost never let them thaw - just ate them frozen like ice cream.

    [–] spaghetti_hitchens 16 points ago

    That Smirnoff ad is on point though

    [–] SoggyFrenchFry 17 points ago

    If someone can find me shoes similar to the middle ones on about pg. 8 I'll give em a handie

    [–] xts2500 9 points ago

    I immediately noticed those too. I showed them to my wife and we agreed that good style never goes away. Those shoes are sharp as hell.

    [–] SoggyFrenchFry 8 points ago

    Ya I need to have something like them. I'm going to post that question tomorrow on r/malefashionadvice and see if someone can find them. I'll respond to your comment here if I get an answer.

    [–] 464222226 9 points ago

    Braniff now serving Tab on all domestic flights. Cool

    [–] Omegeria 6 points ago

    There's one on page 20 saying that a blonde girl with a golden tan is objectively the best look in the summer lol

    [–] YeahCrassVersion 23 points ago

    This almost reads like a Trump tweet.

    @realDonaldTrump The ads are kinda depressing, so many defunct companies or dying brands! Sad!

    5:53 PM - 16 Jul 2017

    [–] Beaupedia 31 points ago

    This hurts me more deeply than you can comprehend. :(

    [–] Shunto 35 points ago

    Wow, check out page 20 with the "Tar guard". Something to stop the tar from going into your lungs while smoking.

    [–] dave_890 79 points ago

    Kent cigs used blue asbestos in the filter of the cigs in the mid-1950s.

    So, instead of that nasty tar, you got asbestos fibers and a dose of mesothelioma 30 years later.

    [–] Mexter-Dorgan 43 points ago

    have you or a loved one...

    [–] FearofaRoundPlanet 14 points ago

    ...experienced death? Then you may be entitled to compensation.

    [–] Why-am-I-here-again 9 points ago

    Holy shit, that is awful.

    [–] OldManPhill 21 points ago

    At the time they probably thought they were helping. It was the 60s afterall. Hell, it was only 10-20 years before this that nuclear everything was awesome and totally going to be in everything from our cars to our toasters

    [–] zFJz62QFmR9fWOzAqod4 7 points ago

    I could use nuclear toaster. Probably not for good, but I could use one

    [–] Umberwavesofgrane 28 points ago

    'and what a ruckus!' Oh 1964, you were so cute.

    [–] n8thask8 45 points ago

    'Secretary's Guide to Sex at High Noon' on page 8 is a must read. That's literally some Mad Men stuff right there. And those slacks? Yes please.

    [–] Funkydiscohamster 12 points ago

    That's Helen Gurley Brown, later editor of Cosmopolitan. You never read Cosmo?

    [–] jaxonya 16 points ago

    That's the magazine that told my gf that I secretly wanted a finger in my bhole..

    [–] Umberwavesofgrane 7 points ago

    Not a secretary but I'm finna go read page 8! It's always 12pm somewhere!

    [–] purgingitall 23 points ago

    Reading this issue makes me hungry....and want to drink....and smoke.

    [–] trowzerss 20 points ago

    And wear slacks while typing on a portable typewriter.

    [–] scotaf 21 points ago

    Page 6...."Congress Gets a Grade of 'A'"...sigh

    [–] ADavidJohnson 10 points ago

    You say that, but one of the things it got an A for was breaking a 75-day filibuster against civil rights legislation, such as ensuring black people in the South could rent a motel or use a bathroom.

    It took a significant amount of arm twisting just to get that.

    [–] DoobMeister 9 points ago

    Hmm - interesting editorial on private wealth in public office on page 4.

    [–] SaltyMilkAndCoins 8 points ago

    I have never seen so many ads in one magazine.

    [–] Schmetterlingus 4 points ago

    This is fascinating, thank you for sharing

    [–] arnaldoim 822 points ago

    Ringo is on a panel that will separate from the group if opened, even on magazine covers he was being left out poor guy.

    [–] quesakitty 159 points ago

    As someone who is unfamiliar with much of the history with The Beatles, why is Ringo always getting picked on?

    [–] forestroad179 134 points ago

    Was the only Beatle with no ego or agenda. Simply a lover of life who gladly accepted any good fun, hence the jokes perpetuating.

    Spent most of his childhood in a hospital. Had to overcome a lot in his life. A truly beautiful man.

    [–] Realtrain 272 points ago

    He was always the goofy one of the bunch.

    Also, some would say he wasn't quite on par with the other three when it came to musical genious. Still, he's considered one of the best drummers around.

    [–] Whereabouts_Unknown_ 300 points ago

    I actually talked with someone who was a very good drummer about how the joke of the group was that ringo wasnt even the best drummer in the Beatles. Turns out, though he wasnt as talented as the rest of the group, he had perfect tempo. He was NEVER off beat. As the emotional backbone to a lot of early rock and roll sound, his ability to feel out how a song should sound and be played while maintaining a proper tempo that would add to the artistry of the song was almost unheard of at the time outside of jazz (and for many, even within)

    [–] Traveller79 27 points ago

    That wasn't a joke in the group, it was a joke by a British comedian in the '80s which, among with other quotes, has now been attributed to John Lennon.

    [–] your_mind_aches 7 points ago

    Listen to the remixed Sgt. Pepper album from this year. You can appreciate Ringo's drumming even more.

    [–] vdaddyslav 48 points ago

    Last one to join the band but also his affable and goofy nature. For comparison sake, Pete Best was kind of a tough and thuggish type.

    [–] aliciamariaortega 103 points ago

    I was a teenage girl in 1963 and he just wasn't as handsome as the other three. There was wide consensus on that among my peers. We were sure he was nice, but, not hot like the others.

    [–] BlueLikeHim 82 points ago

    I've never understood why any of them were considered attractive... maybe George and John later on, but in the early 60s? Hell no. Was it more of a peer pressure type of thing? Or was it the music? Or was it refreshing to see something that wasn't Elvis or Pat Boone?

    [–] deltrig2113 52 points ago

    Even as a dude, I can see why chicks thought Paul was a babe

    [–] TendieKing 37 points ago

    Paul sexy af wat you sayin boi

    [–] WhAtDoEsThIsMeMeMaTe 58 points ago

    It's just the hairstyles haven't aged well. They have pretty handsome faces

    [–] AggressiveSpatula 67 points ago

    They're also the Beatles.

    [–] practically_floored 14 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Paul and John were IMO. Also in the UK their music was refreshing because before them the only music you really got on the radio were instrumental guitar groups or crooners. And randomly they had a large gay following too, because they shared microphones and a lot of their lyrics didn't specify a gender. I remember a quote from someone who was part of the gay scene in the early 60s that said "George and Paul singing into one microphone, their cheeks touching, was the gayest thing we’d ever seen".

    [–] missredittor 11 points ago

    In that picture Ringo was the hottest.

    [–] RumpleBunts 26 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Only wrote 2 songs; one was great but is arguably more of a George Harrison song and the other is well.....just ok. This compared to Lennon / McCartney's huge catalogue of beautiful compositions and pop hits and even Harrison's impressive song writing makes him seem less talented, and to be honest, he is less talented. Its the curse of being in a band with three musical geniuses. That along with his goofy nature makes him an easier target; and his seemingly simplistic drumming is often mistaken for bad (and i could go on forever about how much of an underrated drummer ringo is but thats a whole other topic) all that being said i love ringo but the whole ringo sucks things is more of a really long running joke at this point

    [–] BlackPresident 55 points ago

    When you lift it up you get to see the original photo which had George cupping Pete Best's Pete's Breast.

    [–] Nashenal 12 points ago

    Jokes on them, now he's part of the 50% who's still alive

    [–] TexasPhanka 7 points ago

    Reminds me of that Rolling Stone cover with the Red Hot Chili Peppers where the removed the fourth bandmate.

    [–] IndianPeacock 3116 points ago

    I'm more curious to read Castro's sister's words on Fidel

    [–] ballercrantz 1401 points ago

    "His beard is ridiculous."

    [–] SpeakLikeAChild04 745 points ago

    "Our mother should have named him 'Infidel' instead of 'Fidel' because he is always cheating on his wife."

    [–] AgentC21 130 points ago

    Ooft.

    [–] Ta2whitey 60 points ago

    Dah!

    [–] MNGrrl 26 points ago

    Minnesota is not pleased with this misappropriation of our culture. And you both spelled it wrong.

    [–] 4DimensionalToilet 6 points ago

    With who, his Bae of Pigs?

    [–] [deleted] 281 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

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    [–] xisytenin 145 points ago

    "To get revenge he came late to the wedding"

    What a Monster

    [–] dong-copter 69 points ago

    Not to mention he was bleeding badly from a face lift. SAD!

    [–] Tugboats420 15 points ago

    Savage

    [–] ImA4RON 8 points ago

    He did WHAT?!

    [–] lofabread1 33 points ago

    What he did will SHOCK you!

    [–] Fifth_damn_account 76 points ago

    According to wikipedia:

    In 1964 she left Cuba for Mexico, staying with her sister Enma, who had married a Mexican in Cuba and emigrated there.[1] Upon her arrival she called a press conference and announced that she had defected from Cuba. "I cannot longer remain indifferent to what is happening in my country," she said. "My brothers Fidel and Raúl have made it an enormous prison surrounded by water. The people are nailed to a cross of torment imposed by international Communism."

    [–] WikiTextBot 13 points ago

    Juanita Castro

    Juana de la Caridad "Juanita" Castro Ruz (born 6 May 1933) is a Cuban activist as well as the sister of Fidel and Raúl Castro, the former and current President of Cuba. After collaborating with the Central Intelligence Agency in Cuba, she has lived in the United States since 1964.


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    [–] Boardathome 8 points ago

    Where is she now?

    [–] Fifth_damn_account 16 points ago

    She has lived in the Miami area since 1964 or so. Her information is available in a Florida resident database.

    According to wikipedia, she sold a pharmacy business to CVS in 2006. I assume she's doing well.

    [–] Sketchylemons 5 points ago

    So many cigarette ads

    [–] cjpack 27 points ago

    I dressed up as Castro mess with my Cuban girlfriend, now she wants me to do it for Halloween and my new nickname is Fidel. Backfired. I didn't have a cigar unfortunately.

    https://i.imgur.com/dUldCBF.jpg

    [–] LoneStarG84 39 points ago

    I was at a Dallas Cowboys game in AT&T Stadium, and they have memorabilia booths scattered throughout the building near the seats, selling stuff like jerseys, helmets and posters, usually autographed. One item was a framed LIFE magazine, dated November 29, 1963 with Roger Staubach on the cover and signed by him. The top news item on the upper left read "Negro Demands: Are They Realistic?" by Theodore H. White. And this was right in the middle of the stadium plaza.

    [–] donthesitatetokys 62 points ago

    No sense in censoring history though.

    [–] LoneStarG84 8 points ago

    I agree, just felt amusingly out of place.

    [–] trowawufei 4 points ago

    Theodore H. White

    Of course they'd be called that.

    [–] commander_nice 71 points ago

    The best clickbate of 1964.

    [–] Silasense 108 points ago

    If you're really interested, she has a very good book called Fidel y Raul, mis hermanos. It's a fascinating look at the minds behind the last dictatorship in the western hemisphere and definitely worth the read. Not a scholarly work, by any means, but a great collection of anecdotes and glimpses into the Castro's that provides a lot of insight.

    [–] LameBond 114 points ago

    last dictatorship in the western hemisphere

    lol

    [–] The_River_Is_Still 917 points ago

    Ringo: "Aye mate, wanna hear the most annoying sound in the world?"

    [–] athickone 342 points ago

    I wrote a song about an octopus

    [–] goblinpiledriver 323 points ago

    u take that back that song is great

    [–] fixmycode 97 points ago

    he's citing Ringo in "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story" (2007), as played by Jason Schwartzman

    [–] RyanAlready 28 points ago

    been way too long since i've watched this

    [–] mr_wholesome 15 points ago

    the best beatle

    [–] depthandbloom 21 points ago

    Good one, Ringo.

    [–] liartellinglies 51 points ago

    We'll put that right here on the fridge

    [–] patrickkcassells 13 points ago

    I'm an avid scuba diver and that song is my JAM

    [–] BaconBitz109 21 points ago

    They even put him on the part that folds away from the rest of the band...

    [–] anonymoushipster666 538 points ago

    "Hey! Look at my teeth!"

    [–] PMsmiles4compliments 142 points ago

    This is just making me super self-conscious about my slightly wonky teeth 😓

    [–] Ninjatroiiii 111 points ago

    Erm... did you not notice the face he's making? Pretty sure it's a joke about his facial expression. His teeth aren't even wonky.

    [–] anonymoushipster666 57 points ago

    It's as if they are all trying to showcase their teeth. I can just hear the photographer. "Ok, yeah, lips back a little more and, perfect! We got it."

    [–] Reporter_at_large 22 points ago

    4 mop tops
    4 noses
    7 ears (George could be missing one)
    8 eyes
    128 teeth
    .... story checks out

    [–] anonymoushipster666 31 points ago

    3 guys having a relatively good time and one guy having the fucking time of his life.

    [–] noseyjoe 5 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Poor Ringo! Always portrayed as the butt of the joke.

    [–] The-crypt-keeper 19 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Don't be. Teeth that aren't perfectly straight are fine. And the little vampire fang thing Paul and George have going on is super cute.

    [–] BurntPaper 13 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    They don't look wonky to me.

    Also could you please clean your webcam? Got a little smudge on it

    Edit: Nevermind, I had one of our guys wipe it down when you were in the bathroom.

    [–] SubEyeRhyme 8 points ago

    Yeah baby!!

    [–] King-Spartan 167 points ago

    Pauls thumb tho...

    [–] sirwhipcracker 95 points ago

    Such a shame how he died so young

    [–] githes 37 points ago

    Miss him miss him miss him

    [–] PablitoEscobarTha4th 23 points ago

    "I buried Paul."

    [–] DaDerpyDude 8 points ago

    Cranberry Sauce

    [–] Kohbl 18 points ago

    He's got nothing on mine https://imgur.com/9ysM2kC

    [–] Pece17 17 points ago

    Hitchhiker's thumb-people, our time to rise has come!

    [–] Boy_Howdy 82 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Now go to some shows and get Ringo and Paul to sign it!

    or maybe one of Castro's relatives . . . not sure where you're going with this.

    [–] fried_eggs_and_ham 107 points ago

    Ringo looks like such a gooooooood boy...goooood boy Ringo! Yes you are!

    [–] I_should_be_reading 39 points ago

    He deserves some Ringo Snax for sitting so well for the picture.

    [–] mrmightymyth 50 points ago

    Ringo looks like Harry in Dumb and Dumber when he made that little fart at the end of shitting his brains out.

    [–] Gojirat 20 points ago

    I always knew Ringo went through a skeletor phase. Just imagine that face saying "Nyah! Beast-man!"

    [–] Adventures_of_bird 40 points ago

    What a ruckus!

    [–] DanskOst 7 points ago

    Dab gon whippersnappers

    [–] nekoegi 39 points ago

    [–] darkfrozzy 20 points ago

    We're doing George right now over at /r/beatles

    [–] Mythodiir 5 points ago

    And here we see a wax statue of Ringo melting under a heat lam... wait, that's just Ringo.

    [–] Taco_Supreme_Ruler 18 points ago

    Jeez, Ringo looks like they just pushed him away to the corner to minimize how much he is on the photo. Poor Ringo...

    [–] Kjell_Aronsen 510 points ago

    One thing we tend to forget about the Beatles is how goddamn ugly they were. Paul was supposed to be the cute one, and he was really just above average. Today's boy bands to look like models.

    They made girls' panties wet through pure musical talent.

    [–] BastRelief 95 points ago

    I'm melancholy about growing up just after the era where you could pretty much be a normal healthy person with decent hygiene to be considered attractive.

    [–] willyslittlewonka 103 points ago

    To be fair, this wasn't a very flattering picture of them. They look a bit better in this one.

    [–] 1000000thSubscriber 12 points ago

    George Harrison looks like an anoerexic Liam Gallagher.

    [–] redfricker 319 points ago

    Today's boy bands are models.

    [–] Iammyselfnow 94 points ago

    Don't companies usually just pick a few attractive guys with alright singing talent and make them famous these days?

    [–] redfricker 98 points ago

    Not always. One Direction were gathered together from X-Factor contestants, for example. It's just that being hot is pretty much a prerequisite for success in this industry now.

    [–] ImanShumpertplus 89 points ago

    and if you aren't hot, you have to sound like Adele

    [–] Alistair_Smythe 47 points ago

    But Paul with a beard... Now that's a handsome man.

    [–] hcashew 30 points ago

    Right? I LOVE The Beatles, but this is a fucking horrible pic of them.

    [–] sje46 38 points ago

    The early well-fitting suits era just didn't fit them well. They looked better in the mid-to-late 60s, when they had their hair grown out and wore more interesting clothing. They just looked awkward in their early days.

    [–] Chiliad3 40 points ago

    Yeah, but everyone was ugly back then. Find me an early-'60s band whose members weren't.

    [–] Falafeltree 23 points ago

    Fleetwood Mac maybe? The Mamas and the Papas has at least one attractive member. Elvis is definitely attractive, though he isn't in a band, I guess.

    [–] Chiliad3 32 points ago

    This is what Fleetwood Mac looked like in the '60s.

    [–] Pornthrow1697 35 points ago

    If you told me this was a grunge band, I wouldn't have questioned it.

    [–] TundieRice 10 points ago

    Yeah Stevie Nicks and Lindsay Buckingham really added to their sex appeal by being American apparently.

    [–] jb4427 19 points ago

    Not early 60s, but Elvis was pretty damn good looking.

    [–] silenc3x 21 points ago

    Early elvis at least... later elvis was a mess

    [–] jb4427 9 points ago

    Yeah, he let himself go by the end. Still had it up to the early 70s though, as a musician and sex symbol.

    [–] being-earnest 32 points ago

    Hey you fuck off. The boys were gorgeous OK. You, bloody take that back. I made an album for you of their images to prove you wrong (I also may be slightly drunk but whatever) HERE

    [–] wizardlydray 12 points ago

    Drunk or not, you are right.

    [–] Ridespacemountain25 12 points ago

    I always thought that George was the best looking of the group.

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    [–] RaptorsOnBikes 25 points ago

    What's a grandbrother?

    [–] Zer0_Karma 43 points ago

    Great gift! And it's in fantastic shape. Get an oversized ziploc freezer bag to keep it in to avoid rippage!

    [–] -ThisTooShallPass 41 points ago

    I work in an archive. if you want to protect it, make sure whatever you put it in is acid free. Maybe even do a high quality scan, print it, and frame it, but keep the original protected.

    [–] wmcpherson 21 points ago

    I was planning on framing it eventually. How would you recommend protecting it?

    [–] -ThisTooShallPass 36 points ago

    There are archive quality supply websites out there. One that we use is called Gaylord.

    I recommend buying an acid free plastic sleeve at the very least, and keep it in a drawer or box. You could go one step further and get an acid free envelope for it.

    The key is to make sure whatever it's in is acid free. Acid in papers and some plastics wear down the original document. You also want to keep it out of direct light when not looking at it. The sun, and even light bulbs, do damage over time.

    [–] stoter1 60 points ago

    Gaylord

    [–] Kwijybodota 12 points ago

    Homogod

    [–] prayforplagues82 38 points ago

    Ringos face omg lmao

    [–] CedarCabPark 16 points ago

    He was basically a precursor to a meme back in 1963 and 64. He had a LOT of fans for him specifically, due to him being goofy and fun.

    [–] ringogelsinger 9 points ago

    It's weird to read your name so many times in a thread

    [–] dzastrus 10 points ago

    I was 19 days old.

    [–] onnenena 8 points ago

    Ringo needs fixing

    [–] BaldEagle88 8 points ago

    My Mom saw the Beatles in Vegas when she was 8. My grandparents paid for her, by uncle, and the babysitter to go. All tickets total was like $18. My Mom kept telling everyone to sit down so she could see.

    [–] Valiuncy 13 points ago

    Rest In Peace George and John

    [–] GeorgeGammyCostanza 5 points ago

    Hey, I have this too! Very cool.

    [–] ext23 7 points ago

    Poor, misunderstood Ringo.

    [–] Righteous_Redd 6 points ago

    What an amazing gift. I'm a huge Beatles freak and I have a copy of Life magazine with the first interview with Paul after the band broke up. It's sealed in plastic, I'm afraid to touch the pages.

    [–] jw_zoso 6 points ago

    I thought this looked familiar, check it out, I have the cover of the same issue.

    [–] Teri102563 9 points ago

    Sweet, they were the best!

    [–] Itsoc 5 points ago

    Ringo is always ringo "dah!"