65 years ago today Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in the middle of nowhere Austria. Oh how far he has come. Arnold may often be the worthy butt of jokes but he is an inspiring figure who, through hard work and perseverance, became a the top figures in Hollywood, business and politics. To show his journey from a kid who lifted his first barbell at age 13 to the future Governor of California (and everything in between) we pulled together 50 rare and interesting photos. Once you’re done enjoying the pictures spend some time reading his Wikipedia page.