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Mar 15, 1999
March 15, 1999
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And the Envelope Please...
The Famous Vote for Their Favorite Films, TV Shows, Books and Songs Since '74.
How Do You Capture Fame in 1/500 Second? With Luck, Persistence and a Sense of Humor. Over the Years, PEOPLE Photographers Have Clicked with Celebs
Yes, Kids, Once This Great Land Had No Female Astronauts, MTV, Black Miss Americas or Test-Tube Babies—Until These Pioneers Had the Imagination, Gumption or Good Timing to Break a Barrier
Ignoring Danger or Bringing Hope, They Proved That Anyone Can Make a Difference
Prime Time's Great Entertainer Aaron Spelling Perks Up the Tube with Glitz, Glam and—Lest We Forget—Jiggle
Bad Career Moves
For Fawcett, Tyson, Long and Others, It's One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Profiles in Courage
Spurred by Passion, Anger, Love and Tragedy, These People Took a Stand and Made the World a Better Place
Steven Bochco's Ultraurban Slice of Life Includes Brazen Language and Bare Buns
The Baby Boom's Biggest Star Stayed Grounded, Despite a Broken Home, Dyslexia—and a Pesky Press
More Than a Year After the Sudden End of Her Privileged but Imperfect Life, She Still Exerts Fascination
By Thrilling Audiences and Making Them Think, the Master Storyteller Became a Box Office Midas
A Pioneer of the Art of Growing Up in Public, She Evolved from Child Star to Motion Picture Powerhouse
Issues and Answers? She Gives Voice to Both
A Gentle Genius Changed Forever the Way America Looks at Talking Frogs—and Children's Television
The Human Comedy Never Changes; the Venue Does. For Nine Years, It Was Based in His Living Room
This Strong, Silent Type Reigns as the No. 1 Movie Star of Our Time
She's America's Comic Sweetheart—with Staying Power
Giving New Meaning to 'Action Hero,' He Raises Awareness, Money and Hope as An Advocate for the Disabled
A Study in Grace and Competitive Fire, He Became His Sport's Airborne Image
As America's First Lady of Candor, She Shed Light on Breast Cancer and Addiction
Scarier Than An Independent Counsel, He Made Millions of Adults Sleep with a Night-Fight
The Funny Girl Next Door Left a Legacy of Love and Laughter
The Mouse That Roared Gave Us Windows on a New World—and Made It Hip to Be Square
With His Valiant Public Struggle, the Feisty Kid from Kokomo Taught the Nation That AIDS Can Hit Home
Nervy and Naughty, Gutsy and Clever, She Has Lived by the Motto 'Never Say Never'
The Inventor of CNN Brought the World Dash, Daring and a Feel for the Big Picture
Weathering Enough Tragedies—and Marriages—to Sink the Titanic, Hollywood's Leading Lady Transformed Herself into a Businesswoman and Humanitarian
A Philosopher with a Telecaster, Rock's Blue-Collar Bard Could Only Have Been Born in the U.S.A.
Wise and Funny as a TV Dad, He Endured Real-Life Heartbreak with Grace
The Mother of Reinvention Set a New Standard of Female Fame
The Comeback Kid Had What It Takes to Make It—Twice
Hey-Ooohhh! After Three Decades of Perfect Timing, the Deft Lord of Late Night Bid a Heartfelt Goodbye
Freeing Herself from a Domineering Mother and a One-Dimensional Image, a Pretty Baby Came into Her Own
After the Worst of Times—the Oklahoma City Bombing, the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, the Unexplained Death of a Parent—They Sought to Make Sense of Tragedy and Rebuild Their Lives
That Was Then, This Is Now—Or Is It? In Fashion, It Seems, What Goes Around Comes Around (and Around, and Around...)
These Former Headline Makers Have New Rap Sheets, New Loves, New Jobs and New Goals
Battling Illness and Injury, or Just Trying to Deal with Fame and Misfortune, They Found the Strength to Carry On
They Said It Would Never Last...
Quickie Courtships, Age Differences, Too Much Temptation, Too Much Time Apart. Celeb Marriages, Especially, Seem Prone to Problems, and the World Often Bets Against Them. Happily, the World Can Be Just Plain Wrong
L. L. Been There Catalog of Once-Hot Products
A Guide to Fads That Went Pfffft! and Habits That Became History
During the Past Quarter Century, a Small Galaxy of Stars Passed Away. Some We Had Known, If Seemed, Forever; Others Were Only Children When This Magazine Began. on the Following Pages, They Remind Us, in Their Own Words, of Who They Were and Why We Cared
All Grown Up!
Adored and Adorable as Kids, Child Stars Reflect on the Formidable—and Inevitable—Act II: Adulthood
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