Take a Look at the Last-Known Photos of These Hollywood Legends

Some Hollywood legends were taken from the world too soon. There are all sorts of reasons why it has happened, and more often than not there is a cloud of mystery surrounding exactly what occured. But few have had the chance to see what they looked like just before the end. That’s why at Popular Everything, we’re showing you the last-known photos of these immortalized stars. From candid shots to chance fan encounters, there are all sorts of photos documenting the last weeks, days, or moments of Hollywood legend’s life.

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The Original Blonde Bombshell: An Intimate Look Into Jayne Mansfield’s Glamorous Life

Major American actress, entertainer, and pinup during the Golden Age of Hollywood, Jayne Mansfield was a hard one to miss. Her shock of platinum blonde hair, sultry eyes, and curvaceous figure made her the icon she was and still is, embodying what everyone wanted in the 1950s, and more. What better way to celebrate an iconic personality than by looking at rare and revealing photos of her glamorous and unique life?

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The Real Rosie the Riveters: Rare Color Photographs of Women at Work During WW2

The Second World War was a groundbreaking time in history for women. As men were being drafted into the military, thousands of essential jobs across all sectors were being vacated. Workplaces had to adapt fast to the changes with industrial factories, in particular, needing more personnel to cope with the rising demand of the military. At Popular Everything, we’ve collected the most sensational photos of the critical era. A time usually only seen in black-and-white, these color images capture the real “Rosie the Riveters” who stepped in to do a man’s job.

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The Mystery Designer Behind This Classic 90s Pattern Has Finally Been Found

The iconic purple and teal scribble known as “Jazz” has long become a staple for 90s fashion and culture. And although its cult following has grown through the years and kids from the decade have become increasingly nostalgic of the design, nobody really knows who was responsible for it. That is, until one Reddit user decided to get to the bottom of it. See how the online community got together in order to find the designer responsible.

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Step Inside Studio 54: Rare Photos Reveal What Really Went Down at the World’s Most Iconic Disco

Once New York City’s Studio 54 opened its doors back in 1977 it quickly became one of the most talked-about and exclusive night clubs around. Throughout the 70s and early 80s, it was the hottest spot for people to let loose, and be themselves. Many celebrities became regulars of the scene and could be spotted amongst the sea of dancers and party-goers. The moments captured in these photos take us all the way back to the dance floor and show us just how Studio 54 earned its legendary status.

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The Origins of Hollywood: Theater In Ancient Greece

Though Ancient Greece still hold a lot of mystery and many secrets, we know one thing for sure: they loved the theater. Satire, drama, and comedy all have their origins in the theater of Ancient Greece. Hollywood wouldn’t be what it is today if the Greeks had not laid its foundations thousands of years ago. The vast body of writings and archaeological evidence they left behind enables us to understand how dear the theater and the performative arts were to them, and shows us the roots of one of our main sources of modern entertainment.

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Brigitte Bardot as You’ve Never Known: Rare Photos Capturing the Life and Times of a Parisian Wild Child

Brigitte Bardot has gone down in the history books as one of the most iconic actresses of all time. She was the golden child who was always destined for a life of fame and fortune, having had an early exposure to the fashion and entertainment industry. But there was more to her life than just her famous looks; she experienced an extremely eventful and extraordinary life. As the ultimate symbol of glamor and allure during the 50s and 60s, we’ve taken a deep dive into the mysterious side of Brigitte that everyone’s less familiar with.

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Off-Duty Hollywood: Stars of the Golden Age of Cinema in the Comfort of Their Own Homes

The actors and actresses of Classical Hollywood were some of the most glamorous people to have ever existed. But what about the personal spaces and private moments of old Hollywood stars? At Popular Everything, we’re lifting the lid on the homes that hid icons of the Golden Age of cinema.

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The Man, the Car, the Legend: Inside the History of the DeLorean

After seeing a DeLorean DMC and thinking about it for a second, it’s clear that the sleek silver 1980s speedster gets a special place in our hearts. When digging through the archives of the DeLorean’s history, an interesting and controversial narrative starts to emerge. From the birth of John DeLorean, the mastermind behind the design, to the car’s iconic role in Back to the Future, we bring you the lowdown of this little bundle of American culture.

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Seona Dancing: The Short and Surprising Career of Ricky Gervais as a Pop-Star

Legendary funnyman, Ricky Gervais, has been making a lot of noise in the entertainment world lately because of his “memorable” speech at the Golden Globes. Or you might know him best for his lead role in The Office. But did you know that in the 1980s, he was the lead singer in a pop band? Well, neither did we… until now. Delve into some Ricky Gervais history and get the full story behind one of comedy’s superstars in his journey as a pop-star.

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