JACKIE KENNEDY OASSIS & LEE RADZIWILL: THE SISTER DUO (PART I) “First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy’s Friendly - March 12-21, 1962” (CC BY-ND 2.0) by U.S. Embassy New Delhi – Under Commercial use allowed Behind closed doors Lee and her husband, Stas Radziwill, were slowly becoming distant and she began having affairs with other men. One of them - Aristotle Onassis. … Continue reading Jackie Kennedy Onassis & Lee Radziwill: the sister duo (Part II)
Over time, the Bouvier sisters, Jackie Kennedy and Lee Radziwill became symbols of elegance and class. The two had given each other the nicknames: Jacks and Pekes and although Pekes played a significant role in Jackie’s iconic style, throughout the years she was somehow overshadowed by her older sibling.
“Romy Schneider (1965)” (CC BY 2.0) by Iberia Airlines – Under Commercial use allowed The year was 1969, Romy Schneider and Alain Delon were assigned for The Swimmingpool. The psychological thriller was set in Côte d'Azur, one of the most beautiful places in Southern France. Romy had been married to Harry Meyen for over 3 years now, a German film … Continue reading Romy Schneider & Alain Delon: films & passion (Part II)
"Romy Schneider (1965)" (CC BY 2.0) by Iberia Airlines – Under Commercial use allowed Romy Schneider was the stage name of Rosemarie Magalena Albach, the first-born child of actors Wolf Albach-Retty and Magda Schneider. The two were barely present in her childhood years, since they were both committed to their acting careers. With only 4 weeks-old Rosemarie was left … Continue reading Romy Schneider & Alain Delon: films & passion (Part I)
In 1955 Grace Kelly joined the United States Delegation Committee at the Cannes Film Festival in France. On May 6th during her stay there, she was invited to a photoshoot with Prince Rainier III of Monaco. He arrived late for their rendezvous but once he was there, he took Grace on a tour in the … Continue reading Grace Kelly: Princess of Monaco (Part II)
Grace Kelly was an American actress and a 50’s icon. She was well-known for being Alfred Hithcock’s muse and later becoming the Princess of Monaco. Grace Kelly was the third of four children, she was born in the family of a self-made millionaire and three times Olympics gold medalist in sculling, Jack Scully and Margaret … Continue reading Grace Kelly: Princess of Monaco (Part I)
FK Junior was the second child of JFK and Jackie Kennedy. His name as an American royalty circulated the media ever since his birth. In 1983 he enrolled in American History at Brown University. His grandfather, his father, uncles and sister, Caroline, had all previously chosen to attend Harvard University.
Photo: Pixabay Liz and Dick, nicknames that both Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton hated. In 1962 Elizabeth Taylor was signed to shoot “Cleopatra”. She had made a groundbreaking deal for herself: 1 million dollars, making her the first actress to receive $1 million for a single role. Additionally, according to Furious Love she would additionally … Continue reading Liz & Dick: “the marriage of the century”
Natalie Wood was only 5 years when she made her first film debut. In the hands of an ambitious mother figure, Natalie was pushed into the spotlight at an early age. Born Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko, her parents were Russian immigrants, Natalie’s mother, Maria, grew up in China and there it was where she met a … Continue reading Natalie Wood: An Icon