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Diamond Jubilee: Other 60-Year Celebrations

From I Love Lucy to Mr. Potato Head, see which notables are celebrating the big 6-0

OLD MAN AND THE SEA

Ernest Hemingway capped off a storied career with a meditative query about man's place in God's world – or maybe it was just a fish tale – when his final major work was first published in LIFE magazine on Sept. 1, 1952. The short novel about an elderly Cuban fisherman made "Papa" a global superstar and earned him both a Pulitzer Prize and a Nobel Prize in Literature.