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15 Iconic Photos From Pakistan’s History That You Probably Have Never Seen In The History Books

When we all have a conversation with our grandparents or even parents about Pakistan, we all see different versions of our country. Whether it concerns the high buildings that are now in Karachi or the bridges and shopping centers in Lahore.

There is always something new to learn about our beautiful piece of land.

And thanks to the internet, we have the opportunity to see a whole new side of Pakistan, many of us never knew existed.

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"The women on the cover of the number May 1972 of The Herald from Pakistan looks as if they could be in Miami or Athens, initially focusing on the changing fashion and social trends of urban Pakistani youth. "

Y & # 39; ALL, THAT IS KARACHI.

LIKE WOW. And if you do not believe me, you will be in the next few images.

YUP! That is Mr. Baraaaaaaaaaak Obama baby.

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" Future US President, Barak Obama with a Pakistani friend in Karachi in 1982 – with Rameez Asif . "

Just a few children, going out, smoking – CASUALLY. Literally just casual. No problems or nothing.

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" A group of students hang around for a smoke and a chat outside the main canteen of the Punjab University in Lahore (1973). "(Photo: The Herald)

Only a few of our cricketers, leading their best lives in Syndey, drink beer and hang out. LOVE IT.

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" Pakistani cricket batsman Sadiq Muhammad (left) and former Pakistani cricket captain Mushtaq Muhammad share a beer in Sydney in 1977. Later that year, alcohol would become illegal for Muslims in Pakistan. "

This is not the most badass thing that you have ever seen, I do not know what it is.

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" East Pakistani women marching with guns in the streets of Dhaka in a show of resistance against the West Pakistani military establishment (1971). "

And the most iconic.

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" Former Pakistani military dictator, General Yahya Khan with a dinner with famous Pakistani singer, Noor Jehan in 1969. Yayah had an affair with the popular singer and former actress. "

Brb, made my reservation for some food and drinking in 1969.

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"Pakistanis and tourists wine and dine in Karachi & # 39; s Beach Luxury Hotel in 1969. "

Women had cigarettes specially made for them. Yes, this can be a little bit racist, but it's better to be ashamed that you have one.

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"An advertisement from 1963 for the cigarette brand Tudor. launched by the Pakistani tobacco factory specifically targeting the market of female smokers in Pakistan. "

* Even if only to say, smoking is bad for both sexes, not discriminatory. Love you. *

Well, this is literally the most epic picture that ever existed literally.

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"1980: Sultan Rahi (" Maula Jutt ") and Muhammad Ali. "

HAHAHA, WHAT.

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Also Robert Di Niro did not become a second old. ^

" Famous American film actor and star, Robert Di Niro (left) during a pleasure trip in Chitral, Northern Pakistan."

Not hard to believe, considering how talented Pakistani are. Love this.

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"In 1967, a group of Pakistani high school children designed the car described above alone. Dubbed as & # 39; the first car made in Pakistan & # 39 ;, the car quickly disappeared from the memory of the country, but eventually the students were awarded scholarships to prestigious American technical universities. "

] Yup, that's Barack Obama again.

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" Future US President Barak Obama visited Karachi as a visiting university student and stayed with a roommate of his in Karachi (1981) Own copyright of the photographer – with Ahsan Kazmi and Muhammad Shahban Hullio. "

Oh PIA, how the powerful have fallen. Still, love you.

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"Paris? Istanbul? Kuwait? Nairobi? Baghdad? Doha? Bahrain? Jeddah? PIA was among the top ten airlines in the 1960s. "

Nothing but puppies and playing time, what a Pakistan.

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" Fatima Jinnah, sister of the founder of Pakistan, Muhamad Ali Jinnah, play with her dog on her stay in Karachi in 1959. "

And finally the Holy Grail.

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" A 1955 bottle of Pakola. Know about Pakola Ice-Cream Soda, the bright green colored soda that is also (unofficially) praised as a national soda from Pakistan & # 39; But the first few Pakola struggled to find a market for himself that was full of popular soft drinks such as Coca-Cola, 7Up and Bubble-Up.In the seventies Pakola finally settled as a popular soft drink "

What do you think of old Pakistan? Rather above the new? What was your favorite picture? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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