35 Years of People

1974 to Now: PEOPLE's Biggest Stories

Celebrate our 35th anniversary with the newsmakers (Princess Diana! President Obama!) who shocked, moved and warmed the hearts of readers over the years


On Oct. 2, troubled local truck driver Charlie Roberts murders five young Amish girls in their one-room schoolhouse in Nickel Mines, Pa. But it's the forgiveness that the victims' families show that give the world a glimpse into the values of their culture.

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