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


From shaving her head to a rocky in-and-out-again stint in rehab and a stay in a psych ward, Britney Spears's down-and-out spiral makes her eventual comeback all the more remarkable.

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