Farrah Fawcett 1947-2009

Farrah: The Golden Girl Era

From her iconic red swimsuit to her days as an angel, look back at how Fawcett became the sweetheart of the '70s


The photo of Farrah Fawcett in her red swimsuit first appeared in Life magazine in 1976 as an image that defined a decade. The poster soon found a home on the walls of teenage boys' bedrooms, making Fawcett the most popular pin-up of our time, with 12 million copies sold.