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 PIN-UP

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.