21 Photos That Shatter Your Image of Famous Things

Sometimes an image is so famous that we think we already know everything there is to know about it. We reached out to one of our esteemed image manipulators, and asked her to show us the context we've been missing behind the most famous pictures from history and pop culture.

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For ten years, the Eiffel Tower was rented out as a billboard. CRACKED.COM

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Jaleel White grew up.

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21 Photos That Shatter Your Image of Famous Things

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21 Photos That Shatter Your Image of Famous Things

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CRACKEDCON THIS GAME SHOW HOST ONCE HOSTED A TEEN BANDSTAND SHOW IN CANADA CALLED MUSIC HOP.

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Most of Voldemort's look was created with makeup and prosthetics, but Ralph Fiennes' nose was removed digitally. CRACKED.COM

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This dreamy-eyed honey is brutal Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin.

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For ten years, the Hubble Telescope photographed: an area of space considered to be relatively empty. The resulting image contained nearly 3,000 galax

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CRACKED.COM RAY BOLGER SCOECROW MAKUP The scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz almost looked a lot creepier.

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21 Photos That Shatter Your Image of Famous Things

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Does this Punaho High School student in shades look familiar? He should.

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CRACKEDGOM n Dave Goelz Jerry Nelson Jim Henson Frank Oz The Muppeteers. from Of Muppets and Men, 1981

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1972 CRACKEDCON 1998

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This is Norma Jeane Dougherty, a 19-year-old worker at the Radio Plane Munitions Factory in 1945. A visiting photographer from Yank magazine told her

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CRACKED co SSPOR hatgoesu goestne OSHAY JOHNSONSLAW MICHAEL JORDAN IN HIS COLLEGE DORM ROOM, 1983.

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CRACKEDCON This typical-looking Oxford student and young groom is Stephen Hawking

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Ancient Greek sculptures were actually vividly colorful. The paint chipped and wore off over time, resulting in the white marble pieces we see today.

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Gandhi CRACKEDCONM didn't always look like Gandhi. 1906 1944

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CRACKEDOON This wiry young ballplayer? 6 Barry Bonds.

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CRACKEDcO A long, long drop in a galaxy far, far away.e ...had a surprisingly soft landing.

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