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Barbara Walters Most Fascinating People List

Remember When These People Were the Most Fascinating?

Barbara Walters Most Fascinating People List
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Barbara Walters is signing off from TV. The 84-year-old (!) journalist has been on television for more than five decades. Many of us who grew up watching her on ABC likely remember her "10 Most Fascinating People" feature, which she launched in 1993. Each year, on the second Thursday of December, Barbara crowned 10 people from the worlds of entertainment, sports, and politics, and looking back at the lists gives a snapshot of what American popular culture defined as "fascinating." Here are the so-called fascinating people who are clearly signs of their times.

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