updated 07/08/1996 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 07/08/1996 AT 01:00 AM EDT
BIKINI BASH: The classic design for skimpy swim wear turns 50! Celebrate a half century of the two-piece with photos of Bardot, Monroe and Jackie O, a mix 'n' match game and a revealing illustrated history.
JIM MORRISON: The Doors audacious frontman remains an icon of rock counterculture 25 years after his death. PEOPLE pays tribute to the Lizard King with an online gallery.
BECOMING BLONDES: PEOPLE online honors Hollywood's celebrated archetype—the Blonde Bombshell—with little-seen photos of Jayne Mansfield, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and more.