This is everybody from the 80s who's appeared on the cover of People magazine. These individuals were so powerful during the 1980s that People magazine featured them on the cover for at least one issue. A lot of these ranker.com/list-of/people">famous people are still famous today, thriving in the same industry that made them famous in 80s. That's true success for you--timeless and ageless. Those who aren't around will at least always have a People magazine cover chronicling a significant time in the 80s.