- Flashbak 11:50February 21, 2022East Germany Celebrates Berlin’s 750th Birthday with a Parade of Portable Computers, Perms and Bikinis In celebration of 750 years since the founding of Berlin, on 4 July 1987, on the other side of the concrete wall, the German Democratic Republic showed off its achievements in a parade through the city’s streets. West Germany had the Sony Walkman, Boney M and mullets. Highlights from the county’s eastern half included … Continue reading "East Germany Celebrates Berlin’s 750th Birthday with a Parade of Portable Computers, Perms and Bikinis"
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- Yahoo photo 21:06November 8, 2019The Berlin Wall: Then and now — 30 years laterNov. 9, 2019, will...The Berlin Wall: Then and now — 30 years laterNov. 9, 2019, will mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, which quickly led to the collapse of the communist East German government. Revolutions across other communist countries of the East bloc soon followed. The Berlin Wall, built by the communist authorities of East Germany, stood from 1961 until 1989 and prevented East Germans from fleeing to West Berlin. At least 136 people, many of them shot dead by East German border guards, were killed trying to escape. (Getty Images/Yahoo News)See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr._____Download the Yahoo News app to customize your experience.See more galleries from Yahoo News Photo:Then and now: One year after devastating Paradise, Calif., wildfirePHOTOS: Fire breaks out in busy market in Lagos, NigeriaPHOTOS: Millions in Indian capital endure ‘eye-burning’ smogPHOTOS: Feeling the pain and joy of running the New York City Marathon
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