22 Timeless Images That Will Make Your Day

The images we see on news broadcasts are not always upbeat but stories need to be told. Sometimes, all we need is one photograph to give us a lift and remind us that the world is a beautiful place.

So much has happened over the last few decades and some of these special moments were captured by talented photographers. Please enjoy these 22 timeless images and hope they make your day even more special.

1) U.S. President Ronald Reagan as he makes his iconic speech “Tear down this wall” in 1987. Inspired by Reagan’s speech, the Berlin Wall was taken down in 1989.

22 Timeless Images - U.S. President Ronald Reagan as he makes his iconic speech "Tear down this wall" in 1987. Inspired by Reagan’s speech, the Berlin Wall was taken down in 1989.

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2) Iconic photo of V-J Day in Times Square, New York City (1945).

22 Timeless Images - Iconic photo of V-J Day in Times Square, New York City (1945).

Alfred Eisenstaedt / Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images

 

3) Children watch in amazement as the story of “Saint George and the Dragon” is performed at an outdoor puppet theater in Paris (1963).

22 Timeless Images - Children watch in amazement as the story of "Saint George and the Dragon" is performed at an outdoor puppet theater in Paris (1963).

Alfred Eisenstaedt / Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images

 

4) A little boy in Paris running home for dinner with a freshly-baked baguette (1952).

22 Timeless Images - A little boy in Paris running home for dinner with a freshly-baked baguette (1952).

2005 Willy Ronis / Agence Rapho

 

5) A man jumps off a trampoline at a California beach.

22 Timeless Images - A man jumps off a trampoline at a California beach.

Loomis Dean / Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images

 

6) Viennese scientist Dr. Konrad Lorenz is followed by a group of goslings who have accepted him as their mother (1955).

22 Timeless Images - Viennese scientist Dr. Konrad Lorenz is followed by a group of goslings who have accepted him as their mother (1955).

Thomas D. Mcavoy / Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images

 

7) A woman roaring with laughter as she undergoes a “head-tapping session” during a sensory awareness class in Big Sur, California (1970).

22 Timeless Images - A woman roaring with laughter as she undergoes a "head-tapping session" during a sensory awareness class in Big Sur, California (1970).

Arthur Schatz / Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images

 

8) A University of Michigan drum major leads a group of children in Ann Arbor, Michigan (1950).

22 Timeless Images - A University of Michigan drum major leads a group of children in Ann Arbor, Michigan (1950).

Alfred Eisenstaedt / Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images

 

9) Nelson Mandela and wife Winnie raising their fists in unity upon his release from prison (1990).

22 Timeless Images - Nelson Mandela and wife Winnie raising their fists in unity upon his release from prison (1990).

Allan Tannenbaum / Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images

 

10) Willa Mae Ricker and Leon James demonstrating a dance step of The Lindy Hop (1942).

22 Timeless Images - Willa Mae Ricker and Leon James demonstrating a dance step of The Lindy Hop (1942).

Gjon Mili / Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images

 

11) U.S. President Barack Obama meets with a little boy dressed as Spider-Man for Halloween (2012).

22 Timeless Images - U.S. President Barack Obama meets with a little boy dressed as Spider-Man for Halloween (2012).

Pete Souza / The White House / Getty Images

 

12) A released prisoner of the Vietnam War gets reunited with his family in Fairfield, California (1973).

22 Timeless Images - A released prisoner of the Vietnam War gets reunited with his family in Fairfield, California (1973).

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13) NASA engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory celebrating the successful landing of Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars (2012).

22 Timeless Images - NASA engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory celebrating the successful landing of Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars (2012).

Damian Dovarganes / AP

 

14) A loving couple enjoying the California sunset (1955).

22 Timeless Images - A loving couple enjoying the California sunset (1955).

Elliott Erwitt / Magnum

 

15) Playful photo of The Duke and Duchess of Windsor captured while jumping together (1958).

22 Timeless Images - Playful photo of The Duke and Duchess of Windsor captured while jumping together (1958).

Philippe Halsman / Magnum

 

16) A mother bonding with hew newborn baby in New York City (1953).

22 Timeless Images - A mother bonding with hew newborn baby in New York City (1953).

Elliott Erwitt / Magnum

 

17) Marilyn Monroe during a photo shoot in New York City (1959).

22 Timeless Images - Marilyn Monroe during a photo shoot in New York City (1959).

Philippe Halsman / Magnum

 

18) Dog captured jumping in the air beside his human in Paris (1989).

22 Timeless Images - Dog captured jumping in the air beside his human in Paris (1989).

Elliott Erwitt / Magnum

 

19) A grandmother beats the heat in a plastic kiddie pool beneath the Manhattan Bridge (1993).

22 Timeless Images - A grandmother beats the heat in a plastic kiddie pool beneath the Manhattan Bridge (1993).

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20) A little boy watches in wonder as hundreds of tiny jellyfish swim at the Vancouver aquarium (2013).

22 Timeless Images - A little boy watches in wonder as hundreds of tiny jellyfish swim at the Vancouver aquarium (2013).

Andy Clark / REUTERS

 

21) Cassius Clay defeats Sonny Liston for the heavyweight boxing title (1964).

22 Timeless Images - Cassius Clay defeats Sonny Liston for the heavyweight boxing title (1964).

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22) Apollo 11 crew members capture timeless images of mankind’s first walk on the moon (July, 1969).

22 Timeless Images - Apollo 11 crew members capture timeless images of mankind's first walk on the moon (July, 1969).

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H/t: Time.com

These timeless images remind us how beautiful life truly is and how we should treasure every moment. Please share these timeless images with your friends and family.

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