Time Magazine Names 100 Most Influential Photos in History

Time Magazine named its 100 most influential photos of all time on Thursday. A few that made the cut: a star-studded selfie, a single drop of milk, and that famous kiss in Times Square.

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In this selfie initiated by Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, and several others pose for the front-facing camera at the 2014 Oscars.
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The famed Loch Ness monster was purportedly captured in this 1934 photo by British doctor Robert Wilson, who was enlisted to cover up an earlier fraud by a hunter sent to capture the monster.
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New York socialites Marie Miller Kavanaugh and Lady Decies arrive at the New York Metropolitan opera, laden with jewels, as a vagabond woman scowls at them in 1943. The photo showed the lingering socioeconomic disparity after the Great Depression.
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Taken the day after the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, a Chinese man carrying shopping bags stops in front of a line of military tanks as an act of resistance.
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This photo captures the historic 1969 moon landing of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Since Armstrong's hands were full with the crew's 70-millimeter Hasselblad camera, Aldrin was able to snap a quick photo before the two continued explored the craterous surface.
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Jackie Kennedy Onassis was not a fan of being followed by paparazzi, but in October 1971 "Windblown Jackie" was captured on the Upper East Side by Ron Galella, one of the infamous photographers that followed her every move.
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South Vietnamese Gen. Nguyen Ngoc Loan, chief of the national police, fires his pistol, shoots, executes into the head of suspected Viet Cong officer Nguyen Van Lem (also known as Bay Lop) on a Saigon street Feb. 1, 1968, early in the Tet Offensive.
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Photographer Annie Leibovitz (right) shot this iconic photo of actress Demi Moore in 1991 for the cover of Vanity Fair. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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On February 23, 1945, U.S. Marines raised the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan. (AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal, File)
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American model and actress Betty Grable poses pin-up style in 1943. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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