On 14 October, 1947 at am, Capt. Yeager flew the Bell at a speed of (Mach breaking the sound barrier for the first time in human history. Yeager christened the first Glamorous Glennis as was his in WWII.
Cover of LIFE featuring Sen. John Kennedy & fiance Jacqueline Bouvier sailing on Cape Cod waters during Jackie's summer visit to future in-laws; photo by Hy Peskin. (Photo by Hy Peskin/Life Magazine, Copyright Time Inc.
Marlon Brando: The image of Marlon Brando in a classic bomber leading the leather-clad bike gang in The Wild One, not only cemented the jacket as devil-may-care in style, but elevated it to the sartorial statement of cool.