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Vintage Photos of Iranian Fashion Before 1979

Before the 1979 Revolution, when hijab was not in force, family albums capture Iranian women’s embrace of western fashion, as seen in movies, magazines and embodied by a succession of fashionable queens. Under the Shah’s rule, Iran’s economy and educational opportunities expanded. Britain and the US counted Iran as their major ally in the Middle East, and the Shah forcefully industrialized ...

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in USA

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi  Mohammad Rezā Pahlavi‎,  26 October 1919 – 27 July 1980),known as Mohammad Reza Shah ( was the Shah of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979. Mohammad Reza Shah took the title Shāhanshāh (“Emperor” or “King of Kings”)on 26 October 1967.   Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi held several other titles, ...

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Rare footage of their Imperial Shahbanu Farah and Shah.

Farah Pahlavi (née Diba, 14 October 1938) is the widow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and the former Shahbanu (Empress) of Iran.Her Imperial Majesty Farah Pahlavi, Shahbanou of Iran was born in Tehran on October 14, 1938, the only child of Mr. Sohrab Diba and Farideh Diba Ghotbi .Following the death of her father in 1947, Farah Pahlavi was educated at the ...

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Most Infamous Kisses During 1970-1980

According to flashbak.com President Jimmy Carter kisses Claire Huckel, 7, of Philadelphia on the cheek during their meeting at the White House in Washington on Thursday, March 1, 1979. Claire is the 1979 National Easter Seal Child. (AP Photo/Ira Schwarz)Ref #: PA.10084782 Date: 01/03/1979

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