Try to name all the famous people on magazine covers in 1979

Who's that celeb on Rolling Stone, People, Newsweek and TV Guide?

Remember a time when you could find a newsstand on every city street corner? The latest issues covered the walls of those little shacks. You could stop and stare at the covers for minutes.

Or perhaps you perused the magazine racks in grocery aisles and drug stores.

What we're getting at is that there used to be a lot more magazines around. In 1979, there were dozens of options. We gathered some titles from that year. See if you can identify the celebrities from the worlds of television, music and modeling who graced the covers. Good luck!
  1. He shaved his mustache and Esquire dubbed it a "Big Deal."
  2. This young sitcom star was blowing up on the cover of Dynamite.
  3. Us Weekly covered his comeback.
  4. This funky band made the cover of Rolling Stone.
  5. Meanwhile, this rock singer was jetting around with the Governor of California on Newsweek.
  6. People introduced America to the newest member of Charlie's Angels.
  7. This cover girl from the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue would later marry a rock star.
  8. This star of television and song was seen on Good Housekeeping.
  9. He was playing a character from M*A*S*H, but he was best known for starring on which Western?
  10. This supermodel could be found on Vogue around the globe.
  11. Recently, she portrayed Superman's mom in 'The Man of Steel' and 'Justice League.' In 1979, she made her screen debut in 'A Little Romance.'
  12. This R&B duo scored a huge hit in 1979 with "Reunited," landing them on Ebony.

Try to name all the famous people on magazine covers in 1979

Your Result...

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Runeshaper 22 months ago
You got 9 out of 12
Get down and boogie! You are a 1979 superstar!

Took some lucky guesses LOL
Rickey 22 months ago
You got 11 out of 12
Get down and boogie! You are a 1979 superstar!
EllisClevenger 28 months ago
You got 11 out of 12
Get down and boogie! You are a 1979 superstar!
Missed #10.
Geronimo 28 months ago
I'm a 1979 superstar..................12/12
Lacey 28 months ago
11/12 I missed the supermodel.
suzannahnoelle 28 months ago
12/12. One of the easiest quizzes they've given.
BrendaGast 28 months ago
The only reason I knew #11 was that my grandson had me watch Justice League with him!
Doom 28 months ago
12 out of 12! But I had to guess at #9, TV westerns almost always get me. The closest thing to westerns I ever watched was Mr. Ed.
tom78 28 months ago
Joseph 29 months ago
10/12. I'd never heard of #s 10 and 11.
Brian 29 months ago
As Cotton once said on the animated series King Of The Hill, "Shelley Hack, that's like gettin' The Shemp!" Poor Shelly... and poor Shemp... always maligned.
Wiseguy Brian 25 months ago
Indeed. Shemp was the Stooge with the biggest solo career, which he gave up to rejoin the Stooges to help out, and all he gets is criticism.
UTZAAKE 29 months ago
11/12. After seeing the answer for #10, there was no way I was going to get that correct.
Barry22 29 months ago
11/12, missed #10. Never heard of her. Diane Lane was in one of my all-time favorite movies, 'Streets of Fire'.
suzannahnoelle Barry22 28 months ago
Poor, screwed-up Janice Dickinson (#10) turned into another plastic surgery disaster. Diane Lane is more beautiful than ever.
SheriHeffner 29 months ago
I have two left feet so no I will never Boogie. I can tap my feet to the beat though.
CouchPotato19 SheriHeffner 28 months ago
Where did you leave them?
SheriHeffner 29 months ago
12 out of 12, but I guessed on several of them because I didn't know who they were. BTW I loved reading Dynamite Magazine.
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