This Week in PEOPLE History

In 2006, Lance Bass came out, in 1986, there was yet another grand royal wedding, and more from the PEOPLE archives

1979: THE BEE GEES ARE THE KINGS OF DISCO

The '70s were synonymous with disco and there was one band that truly defined the genre: The Bee Gees. In the summer of 1979, if you were anyone, you were in the audience at one of Barry, Robin, Maurice's star-studded, sold-out arena tour.
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