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When we saw today’s edition of The New York Times we did a double take since it was in black and white above the fold. The black and white fifty year old photo of presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his father gave a classic retro look to the paper, making newsstands throughout the city look like there was a bit of a time warp among the stacks of newspapers.

You may remember that the Times first color front page was on October 16, 1997 and back on August 6 the paper shrank down to a 12 inch-width format. If you are wondering how much the Times cost back in 1957, it was just five cents and looked a bit different