Topic: birthday

School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi participate in celebrations marking the 144th birth anniversary of Gandhi, in the southern Indian city of Chennai
Photo of the Day

Happy Birthday Gandhi!

In TIME’s photo of the day, Indian children celebrate Gandhi’s birthday

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©Alfred Wertheimer
Photo Essay

Happy 80th Birthday, Nina Simone: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer

On what would have been Nina Simone’s 80th birthday, LightBox celebrates her life and her legacy with a series of Alfred Wertheimer’s magnificent, intimate portraits of the star.

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Image: Winterland, February 1968
Photo Essay

Happy 70th Birthday, Jimi Hendrix: Photos of an Incendiary Talent

On what would have been his 70th birthday, LightBox pays tribute to the guitar wizard through photos made by another iconoclastic creative force, the rock and roll photographer Jim Marshall.

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K and K Ulf Kruger OHG/Redferns/Getty Images
Photo Essay

Happy Birthday, Paul McCartney: 70 Iconic Images for 70 Years

In honor of Paul McCartney’s 70th birthday on June 18, LightBox culled various photography archives to feature 70 iconic images of the Beatle—one for each year of his life.

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Composite by Javier Sirvent
The Backstory

Happy Birthday, LightBox: A Year of Great Photography

In the past year, LightBox has published well over 500 posts—an average of ten a week. In honor of LightBox’s first anniversary, TIME’s photo editors reflect on a year of great photography and recommend a few posts worth revisiting.

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80th Anniversary
Photo Essay

Happy 80th Birthday, Johnny Cash: Rare and Unpublished Photos of the Country Music Icon

To celebrate the anniversary of his birth on Feb. 26, here are photographs of the county-music master from the Sony Music Archive.

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