Jetting in for a movie? A "fly-in" drive-in theater for airplanes and cars, 1949.  (Photo: Martha Holmes—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Jetting in for a movie? A "fly-in" drive-in theater for airplanes and cars, 1949.

(Photo: Martha Holmes—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Teddy bears and the grown-ups who love them: long after childhood’s end, some adults retain a fondness for the fluffy companions of their youth.  (Photo: Nina Leen—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Teddy bears and the grown-ups who love them: long after childhood’s end, some adults retain a fondness for the fluffy companions of their youth.

(Photo: Nina Leen—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Happy Groundhog Day! LIFE celebrates today’s namesake creature.  (Photo: Andreas Feininger—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Happy Groundhog Day! LIFE celebrates today’s namesake creature.

(Photo: Andreas Feininger—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

It’s almost Game Day! Check out photos from Super Bowl I in 1967, when the Packers handily defeated the Chiefs 35-10.  (Photo: Bill Ray—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

It’s almost Game Day! Check out photos from Super Bowl I in 1967, when the Packers handily defeated the Chiefs 35-10.

(Photo: Bill Ray—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

This beauty stood out wherever she went: Brigitte Bardot on location in Spain in 1958.  (Photo: Loomis Dean—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

This beauty stood out wherever she went: Brigitte Bardot on location in Spain in 1958.

(Photo: Loomis Dean—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Peek inside the ‘knowledge box’, an early, trippy analog Wikipedia in 3D. 
 (Photo: Robert W. Kelley—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Peek inside the ‘knowledge box’, an early, trippy analog Wikipedia in 3D.

(Photo: Robert W. Kelley—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Before Starbucks and Stumptown: men unload coffee at a Brooklyn dock with Lower Manhattan visible in the background, 1949. (Photo: Andreas Feininger—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Before Starbucks and Stumptown: men unload coffee at a Brooklyn dock with Lower Manhattan visible in the background, 1949.

(Photo: Andreas Feininger—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

On the anniversary of Gandhi’s 1948 assassination, LIFE shares the story behind this iconic photo of the pioneer of non-violent civil disobedience.  (Photo: Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

On the anniversary of Gandhi’s 1948 assassination, LIFE shares the story behind this iconic photo of the pioneer of non-violent civil disobedience.

(Photo: Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Pure joy: a laughing boy on the street in Trastavere, Italy in 1958.  (Photo: Carlo Bavagnoli—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Pure joy: a laughing boy on the street in Trastavere, Italy in 1958.

(Photo: Carlo Bavagnoli—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

The romance of rail travel (white tablecloths and all): LIFE rode the Orient Express in 1950.  (Photo: Jack Birns—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

The romance of rail travel (white tablecloths and all): LIFE rode the Orient Express in 1950.

(Photo: Jack Birns—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

On the eve of the Super Bowl, LIFE pays tribute to that changeable male ideal: the American tough guy.  (Photo: Bill Eppridge—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

On the eve of the Super Bowl, LIFE pays tribute to that changeable male ideal: the American tough guy.

(Photo: Bill Eppridge—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Even rock stars once had a curfew: in 1971 LIFE captured musicians like Frank Zappa at home with their parents.  (Photo: John Olson—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Even rock stars once had a curfew: in 1971 LIFE captured musicians like Frank Zappa at home with their parents.

(Photo: John Olson—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Was Jackson Pollock the greatest American painter? See early photos of the icon at work in his Long Island studio in 1949.  (Photo: Martha Holmes—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Was Jackson Pollock the greatest American painter? See early photos of the icon at work in his Long Island studio in 1949.

(Photo: Martha Holmes—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Mother Nature works in mysterious ways: in this 1953 photo, Old Man Winter reveals himself in a Kentucky trailer wheel.

Mother Nature works in mysterious ways: in this 1953 photo, Old Man Winter reveals himself in a Kentucky trailer wheel.

On the anniversary of the 1967 Apollo 1 launchpad fire, LIFE remembers astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee, who perished in one of the worst disasters in NASA’s history.  (Photo: Ralph Morse—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

On the anniversary of the 1967 Apollo 1 launchpad fire, LIFE remembers astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee, who perished in one of the worst disasters in NASA’s history.

(Photo: Ralph Morse—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)