Today marks the beginning of Fleet Week in New York, that special time of year when massive ships cruise the Hudson and sailors spill out to roam the city. Experience the magic with these vintage photos of when sailors taking over New York in Fleet Weeks past.
Back in 1970, Times Square was less a hub of bright lights and tourists than a seedy swath of peep show and prostitution. Not that the sailors minded. These two walked across 45th Street with two glamorous, Twiggy-esque ladies with hair as big as the ships the sailors came on.