PEOPLE MAGAZINE DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1974

first people magazine  
People (originally called People Weekly) is a magazine of celebrity and human interest 
stories, published by Time Inc.The first issue of People magazine featured actress
Mia Farrow, then starring in the 1974 film The Great Gatsby, on the cover. It also
featured stories on Gloria Vanderbilt, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and the wives of
U.S. Vietnam veterans who were Missing In Action. The magazine was, apart
from the cover, printed in black and white. 

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FAMOUS PHOTO ON THIS DATE IN 1968

famous pic 
South Vietnam police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan (left) executes a man suspected of being  a Viet Kong officer.

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IT WAS MADE TO REMEMBER

vietnam memorial in DCwar memorial dc 
Vietnam war memorial sculpturew
The newly finished Vietnam Veterans memorial was opened
to it’s first visitors in Washington, D.C. on this date in 1982.

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