Star Tracks: Monday, May 16, 2016 42 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- She Said Yes! NFL Pro Larry English and WAGS' Nicole Williams Are Engaged
- Read the Cover Story: Brad & Angelina Split After 12 Years: It's Over
- Blac Chyna's Mom Warns Rob Kardashian: 'You're Going to Ruin [Your Relationship]' with Chyna
- Iconic Golfer Arnold Palmer Dies at 87
- Jacqueline Laurita Plans Early Departure from Vermont Trip After Threats from Teresa Giudice's Friend
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- May 07, 1979
- Vol. 11
- No. 18
James Strachan, 25, acquired a yen for travel from his divorced mother, a United Nations refugee official, and cashed in. He now spends up to six months a year negotiating multimillion-dollar investments in North Africa and the Middle East. As assistant vice-president for the London-based Merrill Lynch International Banking Group, he has helped float a $25 million note between the Kuwaiti and Panamanian governments and backed a Qatar sheik in an $11 million hotel project. That means pressure. "It's hair-raising every time when you're dealing with people in that part of the world," he complains. "They take a long time to make up their minds." While studying economics at Cambridge University, he spent summers working for a Chase Manhattan Bank affiliate in London and took one year off to apprentice in a merchant bank. Then after graduation James indulged his wanderlust. He supported himself making mud bricks in a Tanzanian village, then tracked Bedouin tribes in Abu Dhabi for a film script. Finally he safaried across much of Africa, building up a file of contacts. There is still one deal that the six-foot bachelor(born partially deaf) isn't quite ready to sew up: "I don't think a wife would like the way I live very much."
September 24, 2016
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!