Step into the lives and worlds of our ever-growing selection of cultural icons who were prominently influential in the 1960s. We know there are many more still to cover, so feel welcome to nominate your favourites for future addition to this section of the website!

Cilla Black performing in Finland (1970)

AnonymousUnknown author / Yleisradio, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

Cilla Black

English Singer & Television Presenter

Portrait of Janis Joplin (1969)

Albert B. Grossman Management (personal manager), New York., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

Janis Joplin

American singer

Peter Fonda pictured in 1962 for his film debut in "Tammy and the Doctor", released in 1963

Universal Pictures, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

Peter Fonda

American actor

Karl Lagerfeld at the Volkswagen People’s Night (2008)

Siebbi, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Karl Otto Lagerfeld

German fashion designer

Jerry Garcia playing the guitar

Carl Lender, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Jerry Garcia

American Guitarist, singer & songwriter

Jimi Hendrix playing at the amusement park Gröna Lund in Stockholm, Sweden (1967)

Original photographer unknown, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Jimi Hendrix

American guitarist, singer & songwriter

Portrait of Dennis Hopped (1973)

Rochester Institute of Technology, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Dennis Hopper

American Actor, Filmmaker & Photographer

Portrait of Paul Newman (1954)

Studio, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

Paul Newman

Actor, Film Director, Race car driver & Entrepreneur

Portrait of Neal Cassady (1960)

GrawLIN, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Neal Cassady

Author & Poet

Hotel Chelsea's façade close-up

Peggy Biderman

Photographer, socialite, civil rights activist, pacifist

Tour ad for "T. Rex are doing it across America. Are you ready?" (1973)

not credited (Reprise Records ?), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

Tyrannosaurus Rex (band)

Psychedelic rock band, Glam rock band, Folk band

Photograph of London gangster Reginald "Reggie" and Ronald "Ronnie" Kray taken in the months leading up to their trial in 1968

The National Archives UK, No restrictions, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

The Kray Twins

Gangsters, Murderers, Criminals, London Mafia

Portrait of Lenny Bruce

Lenny Bruce

Stand-up Comedian, Social Critic & Satirist

Vidal Sassoon (left) at the 2006 Gala Ceremony in Barcelona at the Global Salon Business Awards® with one of the semi-finalists Figaro Claus Niedermaier (right)

The weaver at German Wikipedia, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Vidal Sassoon

Hairstylist, Entrepreneur, Anti-Racism Campaigner, Activist

Iconic photo of Che Guevara whilst at the funeral for the victims of the La Coubre explosion (1960)

Alberto Korda, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

Che Guevara

Writer, Revolutionary Socialist Politician, Guerrilla Warrior

Lamborghini trouser suit made by Celia Birtwell and Ossie Clark in 1969

Elisa.rolle, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

Celia Birtwell

Fashion designer, textile designer, model

From left to right: Saul Zaentz, Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, and Michael Douglas posing with their Oscars at the 1976 Academy (1976)

Los Angeles Times, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

Jack Nicholson

Actor, Screenwriter and Director

Publicity photo of Jane Fonda for the film "Sunday in New York" (1963)

Unstated photographer, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

Jane Fonda

Actress, Model, Fitness instructor, Activist and Philanthropist