The Royals

Prince William's Life in PEOPLE Covers

Look back at his biggest moments, from Diana's King Tot and Britain's Prince Charming to Kate's groom-to-be!

JULY 1996

At 14, William is heralded not only as the heir apparent to the throne, but a budding British heartthrob, having made his first appearance in the pages of a teenybopper magazine. "He's quite a good-looking lad," says the editor of Smash Hits, "and has potential as a pinup."