The Cannes Film Festival is underway, with a whole host of A-list stars currently dazzling at premieres and parties on the coast of the south of France. So what better excuse to turn back the clocks with a lookback at the most memorable moments from the last 66 years. From Diana Dors, to Cheryl Cole, via the Princess of Wales - they're all here...

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  • British actor Diana Dors sits on an outdoor balcony overlooking the beach during the Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France.

  • French actress Michele Morgan with artist and filmmaker Jean Cocteau on the beach during the Cannes Film Festival, 1946.

  • Brigitte Bardot sitting on the beach during the Cannes Film Festival, 1953.

  • Grace Kelly, at the 1954 Cannes Film Festival, where she first met Prince Rainier of Monaco at a photo-call.

  • Sophia Loren and her husband Italian director Vittorio De Sica at the Cannes Film Festival, 27th April 1955.

  • Elizabeth Taylor with her husband, producer Mike Todd at the Cannes Film Festival, 1957.

  • Zsa-Zsa Gabor in Cannes.

  • American actors Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood at the Cannes Film Festival, France, 14th May 1962.

  • English actor Michael Caine, star of the film <em>Alfie</em>, poses with models during the Cannes Film Festival, May 1966.

  • Austrian actress Romy Schneider outside the Carlton Hotel in Cannes during the Cannes Film Festival, 9th May 1969.

  • French singer, actor and director Serge Gainsbourg photographs English actress Jane Birkin at the Cannes Film Festival, 19th May 1969.

  • Yoko Ono and John Lennon with French film director Louis Malle and French actress Jeanne Moreau at the Cannes Film Festival for a screening of Malle's film <em>Le Souffle Au Coeur</em>, 17th May 1971.

  • David Bowie poses during the 31th Cannes Film Festival on May 30, 1978

  • Elizabeth Taylor poses during the 40th Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 1987.

  • American pop star Madonna displays the o

    American pop star Madonna displays the outfit, designed by French Jean-Paul Gaultier, she is wearing under an ample coat as she leaves the Cannes Festival Palace after the screening of her movie 'in Bed with Madonna', on May 13, 1991 in Cannes, while movie director Alex Keshinian (L) looks on. Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone was the third of eight children born into a large Italian family in Michigan. Her father, Sylvio Ciccone, was a design engineer for General Motors, and her mother was Madonna Ciccone. AFP PHOTO GERARD JULIEN (Photo credit should read GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

  • .Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman pose for photographers 18 May, 1992 prior to the screening of the film <em>Far and Away</em>.

  • Johnny Depp attends a party for the film <em>Ed Wood</em>, in which he plays the lead, at the Cannes Film Festival, France, May 1995.

  • Bruce Willis and Demi Moore next to French director Luc Besson and actress Milla Jovovich prior the presentation of the film <em>The Fifth Element</em> at the opening ceremony of the 50th Cannes film festival, 7 May, 1997.

  • (FILES) The "Spice girls" pose for photo

    Cannes, FRANCE: (FILES) The 'Spice girls' pose for photographers in front of Cannes Martinez Hotel 11 May 1997 as the 50th International Film Festival in Cannes goes on. Pop group the Spice Girls announced 28 June 2007 they are to reform for a world tour, saying 'girl power is back and stronger than ever,' in a statement posted on their website. AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Johnny Depp & Kate Moss, 21 May 1998.

  • Ralph Fiennes & Liv Tyler, 21 May 1998.

  • Top models Claudia Schiffer and Kate Moss arrive at the Palais des festivals 13 May, accompanied by the president of the French cosmetic company L'Oreal, Lindsay Owen-Jones , for the opening ceremony of the 51st Cannes film festival.

  • Prince Charles and Princess Diana arriving at the Cannes Film Festival for a gala night in honour of actor Sir Alec Guinness.

  • Amy Brenneman, Calista Flockhart, Kathy Barker, Holly Hunter, Valeria Golino in Cannes for the premiere of <em>Things You Can Tell By Looking At Her</em>, 2000.

  • Director Baz Luhrmann, Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor at the photo call for <em>Moulin Rouge</em> at the 54th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, 2001.

  • Sharon Stone & Kristine Hakim at Cannes Films Festival, 2002.

  • Renee Zellweger at the premiere for the film <em>Nurse Betty</em> at the 53rd Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, 2000.

  • Penelope Cruz, 14 May 2003.

  • Models Gong Li, Aishwarya Rai and Laetitia Casta arrive for the opening ceremony at the 57th Cannes International Film Festival, 12 May 2004.

  • Actors Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom attend the photocall for <em>Troy </em> 2004 in Cannes, France.

  • Eva Longoria arrives for the awards ceremony at the 59th International film festival in Cannes, southern France, on Sunday, May 28, 2006.

  • Dita Von Teese arrives for the Premiere of <em>Southland Tales</em> at the Palais des Festival during the 58th Cannes film Festival in France, 2006.

  • American actresses Catherine Keener, Michelle Williams and British actress Samantha Morton pose for the photo call for <em>Synecdoche, New York</em> during the 61st International film festival in Cannes, southern France, on Friday, May 23, 2008.

  • Pregnant Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt walking the Palais des Festivals' red carpet in Cannes, France, for the screening of Mark Osborne's <em>Kung Fu Panda</em> presented out of competition at the 61st Cannes Film Festival, May 2008.

  • Sharon Stone arrives for the screening of <em>Inglourious Basterds</em> in competition at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2009.

  • The Feature Films Jury arriving for the screening of <em>Les Biens-Aimes </em> presented out of competition as part of the 64th Cannes International Film Festival, at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, southern France on May 22, 2011.

  • Director Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling arriving for the screening of <em>Drive</em> presented in competition in the Feature Films section as part of the 64th Cannes International Film Festival, at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, southern France on May 20, 2011.

  • British singer Cheryl Cole poses on the

    British singer Cheryl Cole poses on the red carpet before the screening of 'Habemus Papam' presented in competition at the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2011 in Cannes. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS GUILLOT (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Tilda Swinton poses during a photo call for <em>Moonrise Kingdom</em> at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, 2012.

  • French actress Juliette Binoche and British actor Robert Pattinson pose as they arrive for the screening of their film <em>Cosmopolis</em> presented in competition at the 65th Cannes film festival on May 25, 2012.

  • Matthew McConaughey and his partner Brazilian model Camila Alves pose before leaving the Festival Palace following the screening of the film <em>Mud</em> presented in competition at the 65th Cannes film festival on May 26, 2012.

  • Actors Tom Sturridge and Kristen Stewart at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, May 25, 2012.

  • French actors Francis Perrin, Catherine Arditi, Audrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anais Demoustier and Stanley Weber arrive for the screening of their film <em>Therese Desqueyroux</em> presented out of competition at the 65th Cannes film festival on May 27, 2012.

  • Actress Kylie Minogue arrives for the awards ceremony at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, May 27, 2012.

  • Diane Kruger poses as she arrives for the closing ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival on May 27, 2012.

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