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Can You Name These Childhood Crushes of the 1960’s?

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Joselyn, Heywise Staff
By Joselyn, Heywise Staff
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Before the era of female superstars that we see ourselves in now, there was a wave of ladies who were pioneers in modelling, acting and singing, while also stealing the hearts of men around the world. It is amazing to think that even in an era without the internet we have today, that there was still a selection of famous women who were globally recognized and starred in films, magazines and photographs. From Bond girls to Oscar winners, these women were equally as influential as they were beautiful and have captivated, motivated and inspired women ever since.

These are the women who your fathers and grandfathers had boyhood crushes on, and therefore, it is time to test your knowledge and see if you can recognize and name these childhood crushes of the 1960’s from their faces.

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The 1960s

Did you know that, during the 1960’s, Elizabeth Taylor won two Academy Awards, Katharine Hepburn won two and Maggie Smith, Julie Christie, Julie Andrews, Patricia Neal, Anne Bancroft and Sophia Loren won one each? Taylor was just the fourth woman to win two Academy Awards, and Katharine Hepburn was the first female to receive three Academy Awards for Best Actress in her career. The 1960’s also marked a turning point in cinema history with foreign-made films like Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia bringing British and American attention to the abilities of foreign filmmakers and producers. Additionally, "Cleopatra," Elizabeth Taylor’s most popular film, is the only film to ever be the highest-grossing film of the year, yet to make an overall loss. Production and marketing costs ended up being much higher than expected, costing $44 million. Despite this, the film won four Academy Awards and was nominated for an additional five, yet ended up losing Best Picture to the Tony Richardson film "Tom Jones."

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