The Way We Were
Week of October 11-17, 1974
PEOPLE reported that Aristotle and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s marriage appeared troubled. The pair remained together until his death in 1975. She died in 1994.
Hoping for a Good Return
Patrick J. Buchanan, 36, announced his resignation as a White House speechwriter Oct. 11. Today he is planning his own race—his third—for the Presidency.
Centennial, James Michener’s epic historical western, topped the fiction bestseller list this week. Michener died in 1997 at 90.
Really Big Shew
Ed Sullivan, the newspaper columnist who hosted America’s favorite TV variety series (1948-1971), died of cancer Oct. 13 at age 73. His Sunday-night show featured acts ranging from the Beatles to Rudolf Nureyev to Italian mouse puppet Topo Gigio.
Bernadette Peters, 26, opened in the musical Mack & Mabel Oct. 12. She’s still on Broadway today, in Annie Get Your Gun.
Reggie Jackson led the Oakland A’s to their third-straight World Series over the Dodgers.