Did people really dress like this? American Hustle fashion

The ridiculous styles immortalised in American Hustle are a cause for laughter now, but we must remember that a major part of fashion is about having fun. Read more

Photograph: Sportsphoto Ltd/Allstar

Vintage Nasa Photographs, 1964-1983 – in pictures

An exhibition detailing the achievements of Nasa – covering the golden age of space exploration – has opened, featuring over 100 rare photographs. See more in the full gallery

Click the photos for captions.

Behind the scenes of Star Wars – in pictures

Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the original​ starwars trilogy, has shared via Twitter images of the cast letting their hair down behind the scenes. See more.

We asked you to send in pictures of your favourite old football shirts, via GuardianWitness, and your response was positively eclectic. From stylish and understated to garish and hideous, beauty, it appears, is in the eye of the beholder

1. Photograph: Boniface/GuardianWitness

2. Photograph: jamesviola79/GuardianWitness

3. Photograph: Dunlop85/GuardianWitness


"This speech had to be different. While King was by now a national political figure, relatively few outside the black church and the civil rights movement had heard him give a full address. With all three television networks offering live coverage of the march for jobs and freedom, this would be his oratorical introduction to the nation."

- Gary Young on the making of Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech http://gu.com/p/3hze8
Photograph: © Bob Adelman/Magnum

"This speech had to be different. While King was by now a national political figure, relatively few outside the black church and the civil rights movement had heard him give a full address. With all three television networks offering live coverage of the march for jobs and freedom, this would be his oratorical introduction to the nation."

- Gary Young on the making of Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech http://gu.com/p/3hze8

Photograph: © Bob Adelman/Magnum

A brief history of the Guardian - in an illustrated comic

Brush up on your knowledge of the Guardian and its history here and find out more about our annual results ending for the year March 2013 here

 

Archive footage of Fred Perry’s Wimbledon victory in 1936, the last time a British man won a Wimbledon singles final before Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets on Sunday. Perry celebrates his victory over Baron Gottfried von Cramm with a brisk jog to the net and a firm handshake

"They were both 17 when they met and this was the very next day … love at first sight."

To mark the release on Guardian’s Videos on Demand and in cinemas of Stories We Tell, Sarah Polley’s documentary about her own family’s secrets and stories, we asked readers to send us their favourite photos of their parents. Here are some highlights – view them all, and submit your own, at witness.guardian.co.uk

See the full gallery and read the stories behind the pictures here.

Photos: Eve Brown, AngusStewart, dollydewdrops


On the women’s blog: How the media sensationalises abortion
Media coverage has long shaped our views on abortion. But while practices have changed, the derogatory coverage hasn’t… Read more
Pic: The New York Illustrated Times reports the arrest of abortionist Madame Restell in 1878.

On the women’s blog: How the media sensationalises abortion

Media coverage has long shaped our views on abortion. But while practices have changed, the derogatory coverage hasn’t… Read more

Experience: I’ve worn the same outfit as my husband for 35 years

'If we need a new outfit, we go to the fabric shop together and pick out something we both like' 

Photograph: Webb Chappell for the Guardian