September 1965: Tiger Beat’s debut issue
October 1965: Byrds vs. Stones? Not Beatles vs. Stones?
November 1965: Dylan!
November 1967: Hey, hey we’re the Monkees… and Spock!
April 1969: Was “Bobby’s Near Disaster” that he had King Davy growing out of his head?
January 1970: Now poor Bobby’s got a football player “hiding” in his head!
December 1971: Oh, Donny
July 1973: Yes, apparently, the Osmonds were this big a deal.
December 1975: Poor Linda!
February 1976: This feels wrong.
June 1976: Before there was Photoshop…
Super Special 1977: Bay. City. ROLLERS!
Summer 1979: And here you have it, the hottest man-boys of 1979.
May 1980: Yup, it’s the ’80s! Hey there, Tom Petty.
April 1982: Hot tub Scott Baio wants you to insert Hot Tub Time Machine joke here.
October 1983: John Stamos, pre-Uncle Jesse
1984 Poster Special: Oh, girls of 1984. Probably best not to dream too deeply about Michael Jackson. Or Culture Club. Or Tom Cruise, for that matter.
1987: You didn’t see a whole lot of ladies on the cover of Tiger Beat. Madonna, as always, is the exception.
1989: This might be Tiger Beat‘s Tiger Beatiest issue of all time.
October 1990: NKOTB, Zach from Saved by the Bell, “Cowabunga” — yup, it’s the ’90s.
Brad Pitt Special Issue 1996: Somehow, a grown-up man on a Tiger Beat cover seems wrong. Facial hair!
1999: Remember when the Backstreet Boys were known as “BSB” instead of “Who?”
July 2000: Kind of want to see what the Blink-182 pin-up photos looked like.
November 2005: Five years later, it’s kind of amazing how many of these people are no longer famous.
March 2010: All about the Biebs
May 2011: Tiger Beat‘s current issue