Photos: Famous kisses that captured the moment

 

Sylvia Gung, a Burnaby mayoral candidate, says if she is voted into office in the Nov. 15 municipal election she will ban acts that violate public decorum — things such as wedding kisses and hand holding. Of course, with such a bylaw, many of the famous kisses pictured in this gallery would never have seen the light of day.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Scott Jones tries a kiss to calm his girlfriend Alex Thomas during the riot following the Vancouver Canucks loss at home in game seven of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals last June.</div>
 

Scott Jones tries a kiss to calm his girlfriend Alex Thomas during the riot following the Vancouver Canucks loss at home in game seven of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals last June.

Photograph by: Rich Lam, Getty Images

 
<div id="page1">Scott Jones tries a kiss to calm his girlfriend Alex Thomas during the riot following the Vancouver Canucks loss at home in game seven of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals last June.</div>
Adrien Brody&#8217;s totally unexpected and passionate kiss on the lips of Halle Berry after he won the Oscar for Best Actor for The Pianist on March 23, 2003. When the kiss was done Brody turned to Berry and said: "Bet you didn't know that was in the gift bag."
Combo picture shows Britain's Prince Charles kissing Diana, Princess of Wales during their wedding in London on July 29, 1981 and (on right) Britain's Prince William kissing his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on April 29, 2011, in London.
Love turns upside down for Spider-Man (Tobey Maguire) and Mary Jane (Kirsten Dunst) in this famous scene from the 2002 movie Spider-Man.
Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling locked lips several times in the 2004 film The Notebook, earning the film the MTV Best Kiss Award.
The breathless beach roll between Deborah Kerr and Burt Lancaster in 1953&#8217;s From Here to Eternity ranks as the greatest movie kiss ever.
William Shatner as Capt. James T. Kirk and Nichelle Nichols as Lt. Uhura share TV&#8217;s first interracial kiss during a 1968 episode of Star Trek.
George Peppard and Audrey Hepburn exchange their famous kiss in the rain in the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany&#8217;s.
Rhett Butler (Clark Gable) shows Scarlett O Hara (Vivien Leigh) that he really does give a damn in Gone With the Wind (1939).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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