TBT: Our 10 Favorite Picks in the History of Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People
1993: SHAQUILLE O'NEAL
Named Most Fascinating: Hilary Clinton
Why We Love That Shaq Made the List: It was the year the pro basketball player released his first studio album, Shaq Diesel, featuring such bangers as "(I Know I Got) Skillz" and "Shoot Pass Slam."
1995: JIM CARREY
Named Most Fascinating: Colin Powell
Why We Love That Carrey Made the List: Two words: Ace Ventura. Oh, and two more: Batman Forever.
1996: MARTHA STEWART
Named Most Fascinating: Bill Clinton
Why We Love That Stewart Made the List: The lifestyle goddess was in her prime (as she still is) in '96: her magazine Martha Stewart Living did better than ever, and she continued to dominate television with her recipes and housekeeping tips.
1997: ELLEN DEGENERES
Named Most Fascinating: Prince William
Why We Love That DeGeneres Made the List: This was the year the actress and talk show host bravely came out on ABC's 20/20: "I decided this was not going to be something that I was going to live the rest of my life being ashamed of."
1999: RICKY MARTIN
Named Most Fascinating: Lance Armstrong
Why We Love That Martin Made the List: We don't know where we would be today without the anthem of our youth, "Livin' la Vida Loca."
2003: THE QUEER EYE FOR THE STRAIGHT GUY HOSTS
Named Most Fascinating: Hillary Clinton
Why We Love They Made the List: Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia, Carson Kressley and Jai Rodriguez – names you don't hear everyday, but should be remembered – paved the way for a new generation of reality television and gay stereotypes.
2004: PARIS HILTON
Named Most Fascinating: Karl Rove
Why We Love That Hilton Made the List: The heiress/socialite/small dog owner achieved mega fame with The Simple Life and fulfilled every '90s girl's dream: dating Nick Carter.
2007: DAVID & VICTORIA BECKHAM
Named Most Fascinating: J.K. Rowling
Why We Love They Made the List: Further proof that this year's Sexiest Man Alive and his ever-sexy wife have always been 2 hot 2 handle.
2010: BETTY WHITE
Named Most Fascinating: David Petraeus
Why We Love That White Made the List: The now-93-year-old queen of comedy splashed back on the scene that year with Hot in Cleveland, for which she received an Emmy nod (snatched away by Modern Family, per usual).
2013: KANYE WEST
Named Most Fascinating: Hillary Clinton (again!!!)
Why We Love That West Made the List: Kanye explained Kanye best: "I'm a creative genius and there's no other way to word it."