1965

Vintage: Hells Angels Motorcycle Club in 1965 by Bill Ray

Vintage: Hells Angels Motorcycle Club in 1965 by Bill Ray

The Hells Angels are often depicted in semi-mythical romantic fashion like the 19th-century James–Younger Gang: free-spirited, iconic, bound by brotherhood and loyalty. At other times, such as in the 1966 Roger Corman film The Wild Angels, they are depicted as violent and nihilistic, little more than a violent criminal gang and a scourge on society. The club became prominent within,…
Vintage: Liza Minnelli as a Teenager in 1965 by Bill Eppridge

Vintage: Liza Minnelli as a Teenager in 1965 by Bill Eppridge

In March 1965, when LIFE photographer Bill Eppridge spent time on assignment with Judy Garland’s enormously talented daughter, Liza Minnelli was just turning 19 and launching what would prove to be a monumental career of her own. In fact, she was about to debut on Broadway in Flora the Red Menace, in a role that would make her, at the…
Volcano Irazu covers Costa Rican valley in ash (1965)

Volcano Irazu covers Costa Rican valley in ash (1965)

On March 19, 1963, the Costa Rican volcano Irazu began an eruption lasting into 1965. San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, was daily covered by additional ash. For 10 months the almost 300,000 inhabitants of metropolitan San Jose have been living in the “valley of the shadow of death.” via LA Times