Adam Is the New Mick & 7 More of Today's Throwback Stars

We're marking our milestone with a look back at classic Hollywood stars – from Farrow to Jagger – and their contemporary counterparts

01 of 08

MICK & ADAM

MICK & ADAM
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Then: Equipped with a steady following of groupies and an arsenal of chart-topping hits, Rolling Stones rocker Jagger celebrated the 10th anniversary of the band's debut album with the 1974 release of It's Only Rock 'n Roll.
Now: As the frontman of Maroon 5, Levine knows a thing or two about groupies and hit songs – plus he's already established he has moves like Jagger.

02 of 08

MIA & EMMA

MIA & EMMA
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Then: Farrow earned her spot on the inaugural cover of PEOPLE while promoting the 1974 adaption of The Great Gatsby, in which her role as shimmering heroine Daisy Buchanan launched her to movie star status.
Now: Stone is effortlessly reaching Farrow's leading-lady level with movies such as The Help and Spider-Man, and, like Farrow, she's become one of Woody Allen's muses.

03 of 08

MARY & KERRY

MARY & KERRY
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Then: The Mary Tyler Moore Show blazed trails by introducing viewers to a 30-something single woman and focusing on how she dominated the workforce – not necessarily the household.
Now: Scandal star Washington has followed in Moore's feminist footsteps by continuing to raise the bar for women on TV with her role as the poised, powerful and, well, fabulous D.C. crisis manager Olivia Pope.

04 of 08

TATUM & QUVENZHANé

TATUM & QUVENZHANé
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Then: O'Neal made history at the 1974 Academy Awards when she nabbed the top honor at 10 years old for her supporting role opposite dad Ryan in Paper Moon.
Now: Wallis set a record of her own when, at age 9, she became the youngest actress to ever receive an Oscar nod for her role in 2012's Beasts of the Southern Wild. And with parts in 12 Years a Slave and the upcoming Annie, her child star status is only rising.

05 of 08

JOE & TOM

JOE & TOM
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Then: Namath's quarterback skills led the New York Jets from 1965 to 1976, and he gave those sitting on the sidelines plenty to watch while he played the field. (Note: We're nodding to both the 173 touchdowns he threw in his career and his lady fans.)
Now: Brady's bringing his own quarterback A-game to the New England Patriots, and he has the ultimate cheerleader by his side: wife Gisele Bündchen.

06 of 08

CHARLES & HARRY

CHARLES & HARRY
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Then: Before he courted Diana and Camilla, PEOPLE referred to the then-26-year-old Prince of Wales as the world's most eligible bachelor, writing in 1974, "He is a storybook prince in an age that is bored with kings."
Now: Make that an e-book prince, and you have Prince Harry, who's still searching for his princess – and making us swoon with the good looks he inherited from Dad.

07 of 08

JACK & LEO

JACK & LEO
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Then: His dramatic turn in the 1974 thriller Chinatown was just part of the string of big-screen moments Nicholson had on his résumé leading up to his first Oscar for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
Now: Although DiCaprio's still waiting for an Oscar of his own, he's boosted his résumé as a scene stealer with roles in Titanic, Inception, The Departed and, more recently, he got even edgier in The Wolf of Wall Street.

08 of 08

CHER & GAGA

CHER & GAGA
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Then: Wigs, sparkles, daring cutouts – oh my! Among the talent she's flaunted on stage and on screen, Cher established herself early on as an artist who's constantly reinventing herself – especially when it comes to image.
Now: Whether she's wearing a dress made of meat or, well, nothing at all, Lady Gaga, too, has earned just as much attention for her impressive showmanship and semi-crazy couture.

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