Life, November 14, 1944
“Saucy Feminist That Even Men Like” — May 7, 1971 issue of LIFE.
Well, okay. What a headline, LIFE.
On the anniversary of Winston Churchill becoming Prime Minister of England, LIFE.com offers a selection of photos of the great British leader in quieter, private moments, far away from the world of governance.See more photos here.
May is National Bike Month in the United States, and in towns and cities all over the country people young and old are clambering aboard their beloved machines and blithely pedaling into a brighter, cleaner, healthier tomorrow. Or losing their balance, wiping out and maiming themselves. Either way, they’re getting exercise. Happy cycling, everybody!
Here, LIFE.com offers a selection of photos of these preposterous creations from six long decades ago — mechanistic marvels that belie the famous old saying (which we just made up) that there’s no such thing as a useless bicycle…