A kiss. It is both intimate and universal. To be kissed is to be loved. Or, at the very least, liked. It can be toe-curling or stomach-curdling, depending on the circumstance. And it is always something to behold. Here, in honor of International Kissing Day, some of the most famous smooches (good and bad) of all time. (Pictured: A sailor clutches a nurse in Times Square in celebration of V-J Day, 1945.)John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images MAY IRWIN AND JOHN C. RICE, 1896 John Springer Collection/Corbis via Getty Images BURT LANCASTER AND DEBORAH KERR, 1953
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