From an old postcard, the Rat Pack in Las Vegas: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop.

As the Rat Pack, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop put Las Vegas on the map as the Entertainment Capital of the World.

Πλανόδιος ψιλικατζής. Πειραιάς, 1950 περ. street seller Peraeus 1960

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Our Melina!   The actress , the Minister of Culture , the Voice for getting the Parthenon Marbles back where they belong!

Slim Aarons - Greek actress Melina Mercouri sitting at a street cafe in Athens, 1961

Markos Vamvakaris (1905-1972) one of the greatest rempetiko musicians

Markos Vamvakaris one of the greatest rempetiko musicians!

Giannoulis Chalepas or Yannoulis Halepas (born 14 August 1851 Pyrgos Tinos ,- died  15 September 1938 Athens) is the most prominent sculptor of modern Greece , with fictionalized life between madness and triumph.Giannoulis Chalepas was the offspring of famous family Tinian marble sculptors. His father, John , and his uncle had great family marble business with branches in Bucharest , the Smyrna and Piraeus .

Giannoulis Chalepas or Yannoulis Halepas (born 14 August 1851 Pyrgos Tinos ,- died 15 September 1938 Athens) is the most prominent sculptor of modern Greece , with fictionalized life between madness and triumph.Giannoulis Chalepas was the offspring of famous family Tinian marble sculptors. His father, John , and his uncle had great family marble business with branches in Bucharest , the Smyrna and Piraeus .

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Stockholm, Sweden. December 1963. George Seferis receives the Nobel Prize of Literature.  The Nobel Prize in Literature 1963 was awarded to Giorgos Seferis "for his eminent lyrical writing, inspired by a deep feeling for the Hellenic world of culture".

December George Seferis receives the Nobel Prize of Literature. The Nobel Prize in Literature 1963 was awarded to Giorgos Seferis "for his eminent lyrical writing, inspired by a deep feeling for the Hellenic world of culture".

Dido Sotiriou (1909-2004)was a Greek novelist and playwright.She was raised in Athens completing her studies in the French Institute and later attending the Sorbonne. In 1936 she began her career as a journalist. She fought against the dictatorship of Metaxas and later , she joined the Communist Party  and worked for an underground anti-fascist newspaper.She published The Dead Await, Bloody Earth and many others.She was among the founders of the Association for the Turkish-Greek Friendship

Dido Sotiriou a Greek novelist and playwright.She was raised in…

Domna Samiou (1928 –  2012) was a prominent Greek researcher and performer of Greek folk music.  For over half a century she has been collecting, recording and performing all over the world the traditional songs of Greece (demotika), appealing not only to the Greek diaspora, but also introducing non-Greek audiences to traditional Greek folk music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NejvcWqugqU, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OckC4Om7V84,

Domna Samiou was a prominent Greek researcher and performer of Greek…

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