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Happy International Dance Day! LIFE is celebrating with Cancan dancers at the Moulin Rouge, Paris from the late 1950s. (Loomis Dean—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #1950s #InternationalDanceDay #MoulinRouge #Paris

An outtake from the April 20, 1959 fashion feature: "Two-faced Swimmers in Crazy Caps." According to LIFE, "The caps are the invention of Betty Geib, a Long Island housewife, who originally made them to amuse her three children." (Ralph Crane—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #fashionfriday #1950s #50sfashion

"Tired and thoroughly dirty from a hard day's play, Dunk pads along the roadbed while Larry practices the delicate art of walking on rails." - LIFE magazine, summer 1945. (Myron Davis—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #tbt

70 years ago today "Babe Ruth Day" was held to honor the ailing NY Yankees star. Pictured here are Babe Ruth and his wife, Claire, in the stands at Yankee Stadium on Babe Ruth Day, April 27, 1947. (Ralph Morse—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #BabeRuth #NYYankees #tbt

For the August 31, 1942 feature on "Angora Goats," LIFE sent the great photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt to south central Texas to visit "Goat King" Adolph Stieler and his 600 Angoras. This image opened the story with the following caption: "The handsome little animals in this photograph are well-bred Angora goats, not yet a year old." (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #wildLIFEwednesday #angora #goats

LIFE is celebrating World Penguin Day with this image of emperor penguins in Antarctica, circa 1964. (Michael Rougier—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #penguins #worldpenguinday

Today marks the centennial of the birth of Ella Fitzgerald. She was born on April 25th, 1917 in Newport News, VA. She is pictured here in 1946 holding a basket of flowers while singing "A Tisket, a Tasket." (Eliot Elisofon—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends #hbd #EllaFitzgerald

Happy 75th birthday to the legendary Barbra Streisand! This photo appeared on the cover of the March 18, 1966 issue of LIFE magazine with the following headline: "BARBRA STREISAND: The fear-ridden girl behind the star." (Bill Eppridge—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE #LIFElegends #BarbraStreisand

Shirley Temple was born 89 years ago today, April 23, 1928 in Santa Monica, California. She is pictured here celebrating her 8th birthday at the 20th Century Fox film studio in 1936. (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends #1930s #ShirleyTemple

Celebrating Earth Day with historic photos of some of the most beautiful places on earth. Pictured here is the Yosemite Valley (with El Capitan on the left) in Yosemite National Park in California, cicra 1962. (Ralph Crane—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #California #Yosemite #earthday

Happy 80th birthday to Jack Nicholson! Born #onthisday - April 22, 1937 in New Jersey. He is pictured here at home in Los Angeles, 1969. In an issue of LIFE from March 1970, the magazine noted that Nicholson "is a rock fan who enjoys his music with a headset." ((Arthur Schatz—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends #hbd #JackNicholson

Celebrating Earth Day with historic photos of some of the most beautiful places on earth. Pictured here is the Iguazu Falls on the border of Argentina and Brazil - from 1960. (Paul Schutzer—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #Argentina #IguazuFalls #earthday

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