Actors, athletes, politicians, royalty and others honored in PAT ON THE BACK, precursor to FACES IN THE CROWD, which featured Dwight Eisenhower (right).
Female FACES. The first was Karen Ann McGuire (1/9/56), who unsuccessfully bet her $24.03 "life savings" on a horse.
FACES named John, the second-most-common U.S male name (after James), according to the U.S. Census.
FACES named Smith, the most common surname in the U.S. according to the Census.
Sports represented, including mentions for such pastimes as Beer-Barrel Throwing, Marble Shooting and Swamp Buggying.
Countries (from Argentina to Zimbabwe) represented in FACES.
FACES—from Bobby Riggs, (right), to Ben Roethlisberger—who later appeared on the cover of SI.
Sets of twins who have appeared in FACES. There have also been six trios of triplets.
SI staffers (Dan Jenkins, right, Bev Oden and Candy Putnam) who had been FACES.
Women who were selected as FACES for being beauty queens. The last was Phyllis Mayo (3/2/64), a freshman at the University of Maine who was elected Winter Carnival queen.