The 10 best Private Eye Covers

As the magazine celebrates its 50th birthday, cartoonist and author Nick Newman select its funniest front pages.

A free exhibition of cartoons and covers, Private Eye: The First 50 Years, runs at the V&A museum until 8 Jan 2012. All covers reproduced by kind permission of Private Eye magazine, private-eye.co.uk. (via)

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Child labor in America 1908

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A series of never-before seen pictures of Marilyn Monroe are published in new book

A series of never-before seen pictures of Marilyn Monroe showing the sex symbol in unguarded and intimate moments has been published for the first time. The photos show the screen legend, then 27, still oozing sex appeal despite being in the clutches of a grizzly bear. They are part of more than 100 previously unpublished and digitally restored black and white images taken during the summer of 1953 and featured in a new book.

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Beautiful B&W Portrait Pictures of Ann Dvorak

Ann Dvorak (August 2, 1911 – December 10, 1979) was an American film actress.

Asked how to pronounce her adopted surname, she told The Literary Digest: “My name is properly pronounced vor'shack. The D remains silent. I have had quite a time with the name, having been called practically everything from Balzac to Bickelsrock.”

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Ziegfeld Girls from 1910-40s by Alfred Cheney Johnston

Alfred Cheney Johnston (known as “Cheney” to his friends and associates) (April 8, 1885 – April 17, 1971) was a New York City-based photographer known for his portraits of Ziegfeld Follies showgirls as well as of 1920s/1930s actors and actresses.

Featuring the photographs of lovely, anonymous Ziegfeld Girls by Alfred Cheney Johnston, taken from the 1910s thru the 1940's.

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Pictures of Col Muammar Gaddafi in 1970s

Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi seized power in a military coup in 1969. After rebels finally take his home town of Sirte, the former leader was reported dead by the Libya's National Transitional Council. Let's see how Lybia's dictator Muammar Gaddafi has changed in 30 years.

Post 1969 picture of Libyan Head of State Colonel Muammar Gaddafi (AFP/Getty Images)

Libyan Head of State Colonel Muammar Gaddafi (L) and Egyptian President Gamal Abdul Nasser (R, 1918-70) arrive together in December 1969 in Rabat prior the Arab Summit Conference (AFP/Getty Images)

Post 1969 picture of Libyan Head of State Colonel Muammar Gaddafi (L) shaking hands in Tripoli with the President of Mauritania (1961-78), Mokhtar Ould Daddah (AFP/Getty Images)

President of Uganda Idi Amin Dada (2nd-L) poses with some of the Organization of African Unity (OUA, from left) Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Lybian leader Muammar Kadhafi in June 1972 in Kampala during an OUA summit. Idi Amin’s reign of terror lasted from 1971 when he seized power from Milton Obote, to 13 April 1979, when Tanzanian troops and exiled Ugandans stormed Kampala and removed him from power (AFP/Getty Images)

Picture dated July 1973 of Libyan Head of State Colonel Muammar Gaddafi (L) joking in Tripoli with a group of British hippies(AFP/Getty Images)

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