Archive Page - 08/16/13 41 years, 2,173 covers and 55,054 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- Bobbi Kristina Brown: Inside the Troubled Life of Whitney Houston's Daughter
- The Style Top 5: Sarah Jessica Parker Brings Her Shoe Line to Zappos, Katy Perry Preps for the Super Bowl and More
- Bobbi Kristina & Nick: Their Love in Photos
- Cat Uses Husky as Bed Because Why Not? (VIDEO)
- Justin Timberlake's Changing Looks!
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Sunday February 01, 2015 05:10AM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- July 08, 1974
- Vol. 2
- No. 2
Queen Elizabeth's 48th birthday is formally celebrated in June with the traditional Trooping the Colour ceremony in London. On hot days, such regal pomp is generally accompanied by the Colouring of the Troop, which ranges from beet red to ashen white, and is usually followed by the collapse of at least one of the stoic, overdressed guardsmen. This prostrate chap, who plummeted in mid-ceremony, is being hustled from royal view.
Spouting water playfully, Tina Spry, a 13-year-old London schoolgirl, splashed about in the murky English Channel, on her way, she hoped, to becoming the youngest person ever to swim it. That honor belonged—and still does—to a California girl named Leonore Modell, who crossed when she was 14 years and five months. Tina braved poor visibility and dense fog for hours, but finally gave up three miles short of the French shore.
Around auto showrooms, "tornado" suggests some powerful V-8 sedan. But the one that went through Terry Morris' upstate New York showroom was the real thing. The twister miraculously caused no human casualties, but it knocked down the north wall of the showroom, damaging scores of new cars. Some were wrecked beyond repair, but fixable ones, says Morris, will be offered at a Tornado Sale—one he hopes never to repeat.
Meeting of minds
Umpire Lee Weyer has argued with scarier catchers but none, perhaps, as persuasive as JoAnn Fell, behind the plate in a game between wives and girl friends of the Pittsburgh football Steelers and those of the baseball Pirates. Weyer yelled "Ball" after a pitch, and JoAnn, girl friend of linebacker Jack Ham, disagreed in classic form. In equally classic form, Weyer informed that umpires may be shouted at, but they do not change their minds.
A special on candor
It seemed like an uneventful stockholders' meeting: A&P supermarkets, the management was proud to announce, had higher profits and a solid outlook. Then how come, a grumpy voice from the audience inquired, the stock's price was slumping? With rare candor, A&P Chairman William Kane took the microphone: the rival Safeway chain, he told astonished stockholders, was better managed.
January 31, 2015
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!