Most Beautiful 2008

PEOPLE's Most Beautiful: A Look Back at the Covers

From a 29-year-old Jodie Foster to a baby-faced Leo to two-time covergirl Julia, see who's graced our Most Beautiful issues. By Cara Lynn Shultz

MEG RYAN, 1994

The actress, then 32, was still married to Dennis Quaid and promoting the film When a Man Loves a Woman when she made the cover of PEOPLE's 50 Most Beautiful issue. Daniel Day-Lewis, Toni Braxton and –whoa! – Joey Lawrence (then on Blossom) also appeared on the cover.