Of Gladiators and Super Heroes

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1960: Kirk Douglas

This iconic gladiator swooped in turning heads (shirtless, mind you!). 1960 women were into stage fighting, bold declarations, and actors that resemble Greek gods.

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The 1960 historical film was based on the novel by Howard fast, and was inspired by the life story of the leader of a slave revolt in antiquity. And who can forget the legendary quote, “I am Spartacus!”

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