This Week in PEOPLE History

10 years ago, Sandra Bullock got married; 19 years ago, Denzel Washington was the sexiest man on the planet and more from the PEOPLE archives


If you were looking to see and be seen – or simply live next door to some of the biggest celebrities in the world – in the 1980s, you wanted to live in Malibu, California. Everyone from Barbra Streisand and Dustin Hoffman to Johnny Carson was willing to drop upwards of $1 million to live where the other half lived (and many of them still are). As Joan Rivers put it, "Malibu is the only place in the world where you can lie on the sand and look at the stars – or vice versa."
Also in This Issue: Linda Sunshine (yes, that's her real name) scores a surprise hit with her comedic "Plain Jane Workout," which provides exercises like the "Refrigerator Lunge" and encourages users to work out in their bed for optimal results