People Weekly 25 amazing Years Author:People Weekly Books Collector's Edition. In 1974, a lot of future stars were still in the cradle. figuratively or --like '90s pop sensation Jewel, born that year--literally. Yet another promising newcomer was People Weekly, and it too has grown. In this richly illustrated keepsake edition, People happily markss its own 25th birthday by celebrating the celebrated wh... more »o came of age with us. Marvel at the lean, soaring figure of Michael Jordan, nailing a championship for the University of North Carolina. Revisit the skinny sweathog of Welcome Back, Kotter whose name, John Travolta, would soon be worth its weight in solid gold marquee letters. Share Mikhail Baryshnikov's breathtaking leap from the USSR to freedom in a country where Bruce Springsteen topped the charts with the double-edged declaration "Born in the USA." Reexperience the joy of good zex with Dr. Ruth Westheimer.
Sorrow, too, has often filled our cup this quarter century. People pays tribute to beloved figures we loved and lost, from John Lennon to Princess Diana, and to those we barely knew in a shattering instant, gave their all, from the Challenger astronauts to the students of Columbine High School.« less