Iconic: Studies have shown that men tend to date women who look like their mothers. These two princesses are perhaps the most well-loved and world-famous young royals of their time, with Kate eerily resembling her husband’s mother
It looks like U.S. President Barack Obama wearing glasses, but the specs-wearing man is in fact Malcolm X, a stout advocate for the rights of black Americans in the 1950s and 60s
They are both world-famous American singers with huge voices. Rihanna in this picture looks strangely like Diana Ross, monotone, who was hugely successful in her hey-day
They are both teenage, and adult, heart-throbs for women the world over, and it’s clear to see why. Both today’s Brad Pitt and the late James Dean will live forever young in their multitude of films
Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys closes resembles the late Lena Horne, a similar figure in U.S. soul music in the 1960s and 70s. Ms Horne died in 2010
Leonardo DiCaprio appears to be following in the footsteps of the late Paul Newman, with his foray into film production on top of his acting career. No news of a racing car career for DiCaprio, however
They say history tends to repeat itself and apparently, from these images, that saying extends to looks too.
Toronto-based graphic designer Marc Ghali has combed through archives to find photos of celebrities striking similar poses to their historical counterparts. The result is a collection of thought-provoking pictures that is a little eerie.