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The Best Life Magazine Covers  

Maggie Coen
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List Rules List includes all covers from 1936, when it was a weekly news magazine, to 2007, when it was a newspaper supplement

List of the most memorable Life Magazine covers, featuring the coolest photographs, sexiest celebrity shots, and most innovative designs ever to hit newsstands. These best Life covers span the entire history of the publication, and provide a good overview of the stories and issues Life has covered over the years. Iconic magazine covers capture images of historic and cultural landmarks that persist in the collective consciousness. This list includes rare Life covers and hard-to-find classic Life covers as well as the most popular and famous Life magazine covers. The stars, politicians, athletes, and other famous and influential figures on magazine covers document major world events and news stories that have held public attention over the years. Ever evolving fashion, technology, and societal trends influence the art and design of magazine covers, but Life also has a signature font, layout, and style that has come to represent the magazine as an institution. You won't a more comprehensive collection of Life magazine covers. Vote for the vintage Life magazine covers with the most attractive design, most memorable or important news stories, or that you best remember and recognize. Missing your favorite? Add it to the list!
Marlon Brando is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Life Magazine Covers
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Life - December 14, 1962

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Christie Brinkley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Life Magazine Covers
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Life - January 1982

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