Image of the Day Archive: May

May 31

Football Casuals

Football casuals on the old west stand, Chelsea c1985

by Jon Ingledew

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May 30

Guitar Pedals

Guitar effects pedals

by Mark Henderson

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May 29

Girls Posing

Girls posing in matching outfits. Trafalgar Square, London, May 1983

by John Phillips

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May 28

Decora Style

Two female Decora Kei friends, Santiago, Chile, 2009.

by Francisca Pinochet

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May 27

Kids Jumping off a roof

Kids jumping off a roof, High Wycombe, UK 1981

by Gavin Watson

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Buy this image as a poster for only £8.00

May 26

B Boy with boombox

B Boy with his JVC RC – 5500 Boombox, 42nd street New York, USA, 1980

This image is used in the book The Boombox Project by Lyle Owerko.

by Peter Anderson

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May 25

Parkour

Urban Freeflow demonstrate Parkour moves at Waterloo roundabout, London, 08.02.2008

Parkour and Freerunning have split into different directions in recent years. Parkour is about effieciency and speed.

Urban freeflow are credited with making Freerunning a competition sport and include more ‘tricking’ moves such as aerial spins.

by Nick Cunard

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May 24

Fans at Misty in Roots Concert

Fans at Misty In Roots concert Stockwell, London 1977.

The band was one of the main reggae acts to emerge from London in the 1970s and they were a major force in the Rock Against Racism movement.

by David Corio

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May 23

Hippies At Glastonbury

Hippie travellers playing instruments at the Glastobury festival, 1989

by Matthew Smith

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May 22

Sitting on the beach

A group of friends sit on a busy Brighton beach while the sun sets. Brighton, 2010

by Emma Gutteridge

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May 21

Biggie Smalls

Biggie Smalls aka Notorious B.I.G. was born today, May 21st 1972. He was shot and killed on March 9th 1997 in Los Angeles

by Eddie Otchere

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May 20

Breakdancers

Breakdancers posing for a book on break dance moves, London 1983

by Clare Muller

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May 19

Stage Diving

Stage diving at the Big Day Out Festival, Perth, Australia 1990’s

by Michael Wylie

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May 18

Shaun Ryder

The Happy Mondays, live 1989

Shaun Ryder performing at the height of the ‘Madchester’ explosion,
Manchester 1989

by Peter J Walsh

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May 17

Hippy Girls

Women in looking at dresses in ‘Stop the Shop’, King’s Road, Chelsea, London, 1971

This early seventies look is having a big influence on the catwalk in 2011

by Chris Morris

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May 16

Beastie Boys

The Beastie Boys with their DJ Rick Rubin who went onto co-found Def Jam Recordings. NYC 1984

by Josh Cheuse

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May 15

Teenagers dancing

Teenagers hanging out on the beach at Bournemouth, UK. 3 April 1983

Teenage style in 2011 is not unlike it was 28 years ago!

by David Corio

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May 14

Manumission

Husband and wife, Mike and Claire after having sex on stage in front of thousands of people at Manumission, 1999

by Dean Chalkley

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May 13

Fist

Biker’s fist with skull & crossbones ring, 1990s

by Matt Kaylor

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May 12

Jordan

Jordan 1977. One of the original Punks and shop assistant in Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren’s SEX shop.

by Rex Features

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May 11

Raver

MJ a raver in dungarees, Camberley, Surrey. UK 1990

by Samantha Williams

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May 10

Box on BMX

Teenager on his BMX, High Wycombe 1984

by Gavin Watson

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Image used on the Album cover of Crack My Bones by The Shoes

May 09

Kid with roller skates

Boy wearing roller skates, Los Angeles, USA 1980’s

by Janette Beckman

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May 08

Youth Holding Machete

Youth with a Machete sword, Pirate radio station in Bow, east London. 2005

by Simon Wheatley

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May 07

Isle of Wight Festival

Isle of Wight Festival 1970

by Peter Francis

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May 06

Breakdancer

Break Dancer at the Roxy, NYC on 24 September 1981

by David Corio

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May 05

Mods on Scooters

Mods stood around a scooter, London 1966

by David McEnery/Rex Features

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May 04

Boy taking photo

A boy taking a photograph of his friends at the Puck Fair, Killorglin, Ireland, 1973

by Richard Braine

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May 03

Amnesia Ibiza

Reflection of a couple outside in the courtyard, Amnesia club, Ibiza 1989

by Dave Swindells

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The exhibition Spirit of Ibiza ’89 by Dave swindells is currently showing at the print space gallery, 74 Kingsland Road, London from Friday 29 April until Wednesday 18 May.

May 02

Man jumping

Young man leaping

by Liat Chen

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May 01

Vintage Festival

Woman in late 60s / early 70s retro style

by Mr Hartnett

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