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Czech beauty, Olga Schoberová (also known as Olinka Bérová or Olly Schoberova) was born on March 15, 1943 in Prague, Czech Republic, which was then known as the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. She is a Czech-American actress who was actively making movies between 1963 – 1984. During her career, she was often compared with Brigitte Bardot...
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Best Athlete in the World A 15-year old, Katie Ledecky shocked the 2012 London Olympic Games, when she unexpectedly won the Gold Medal in the women’s 800-meter freestyle. Currently, she is a five-time Olympic Gold Medalist and nine-time World Champion. Some consider her the best athlete of the World. Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky was born on...
Today we are honoring Helen Brooke Taussig, a woman physician who saved thousands of children’s lives. When in May 1980, the famed 87- year physician, Helen Brooke Taussig, lost her life during a car accident, the Czech foreign press did not devote any attention to that event. Nobody could, of course, suspect that she was, on...
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Betsy Palmer has often been called the ‘All American Girl’ and yet few know that she was actually born Patricia Betsy Hrunek, daughter of Rudolph Vincent Hrunek, an industrial chemist who was an immigrant from Czechoslovakia and Marie Love, who launched the Chicago Business College. Betsy was a 1944 graduate of East Chicago Roosevelt High School and a graduate from...
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Today (August 1st, 2016) is my mother Kytka’s birthday. In case you don’t know who that is, she is the founder of and an author here at Tres Bohemes.  She is a true bohemian. She was born in the Czech Republic and her parents immigrated to the US in search of a new life without communism....
What better way to pass a crown of beauty than to have Sophia Loren crown the Czech Miss beauty pageant winner. In 2014, that is exactly what happened. Gabriela Franková was crowned Miss Czech Republic for Miss Universe and Sophia was the one who placed the crown on her head. The night was made extra special with the...
Marie Čermínová (1902 – 1980), was a Czech Transgender Artist mostly known as Toyen in the art world. Born in Smíchov, Bohemia, she lived much of her life in Paris. She left home at the age of 16 and worked at a soap factory in Zizkov while putting himself through school. During her 60-year career she was created...
Who would have imagined that right after World War II, the famous Hollywood actress born as Margarita Carmen Cansino in 1910 would be coming to then called Czechoslovakia. Yes… ‘the’ Rita Hayworth Visiting Prague in 1946. She visited Karlovy Vary, too. 1946 was the year of the first Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) and she was scheduled to make an...
Jen Osborne is an independent documentary photographer. The primary goal of her work is to share important feature stories about the rest of the world, in this case the Ukraine. Jen’s work has a social aspect and has been published in several leading magazines. In July 2015, Jen started a new body of work documenting many of Ukraine’s female soldiers....
Hollywood has always had a distinctive look. The world over, people flocked to the cinema to emulate their favorite movie stars. In this collection we look at the beautiful and popular faces of the day. Note how contemporary many of them look almost 100 years later, could even be the girl next door. 1. Maude...
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There is no doubt that Sophia Loren has always been an iconic beauty. What amazes me most in seeing these photographs is how contemporary she looks 50+ years after they were taken. Talk about a living example of timeless beauty! Look at her sense of peace and natural beauty as she picks roses from her garden at...