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Eamonn Holmes shares hilarious throwback photo of his 19-year-old self

Look at the hair!

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February 24, 2019
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Get ready for some seriously retro vibes with this throwback photograph of Eamonn Holmes, which was taken 40 years ago! The popular 49-year-old broadcaster shared the photo on Instagram over the weekend, captioning it: "Bought a car today....which brought me back to my first one. 1979, I was 19. A Fiat 124 with Rally headlights. 550 quid. I was robbed." The picture showed a 19-year-old Eamonn wearing a waistcoat and flared suit trousers, leaning against his first little car. Eamonn also wore a crop of long, black, curly hair! The year must have been 1979, when Eamonn first started his career in journalism.

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Fans loved the photo and have left lots of comments on Eamonn's Instagram feed. One wrote: "Wow that’s amazing and look at you in the dapper waistcoat too!" Another joked: "Even the car was laughing at you lol... absolute fitty but you’re like a fine wine get better with age." And a third added: "Nothing else for it Eamonn Holmes, you need to recreate the picture with the new car."

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Eamonn is quite a fan of the throwback photo, and he recently shared one of his wife and This Morning co-host Ruth Langsford. The picture showed a younger Ruth, with long, brunette hair, smiling into the camera happily while posing with her colleague. A fan had sent the photo to him and he asked his Twitter followers if anyone had more photos of him or his wife. Keep them coming, Eamonn - we love seeing them.

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