by Uemura Shōen (Japanese, 1875–1949) Uemura Shōen Bio via: Wiki ”Uemura Shōen (上村 松園?, April 23, 1875 – August 27, 1949) was the pseudonym of an important woman artist in Meiji, Taishō and early Shōwa period Japanese painting. Her real name was Uemura Tsune. Shōen was known primarily for her bijinga paintings of beautiful women in the nihonga style, although she also produced numerous works on historical themes and traditional subjects.
1945 | On August 14, 1945 — VJ Day — a jubilant sailor plants a kiss on a nurse in Times Square to celebrate the Allies' long- awaited World War II victory over Japan. Originally published (not as a cover shot, as most people assume today, but as just one in a series of
Billy Eckstine. August 27, 1969. Referred to as "Mr. B" Eckstine was a jazz singer and bandleader. He formed and directed his own band and also played the trumpet, valve trombone, and guitar. He went on to become a solo artist often collaborating with other renowned vocalists such as Nat King Cole and Sarah Vaughn and other musicians like Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Count Basie and Quincy Jones.