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February 12, 1999 | Volume 90, Issue 6

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Rebecca Romijn-Stamos Cover - Sports Illustrated February 12, 1999

February 12, 1999 | Franz Lidz

February 12, 1999
Sports stars and their significant others reveal, among other things, why when Joe Montana talks about the Catch, he's probably not referring to his touchdown pass to Dwight Clark

February 12, 1999
On Necker Island, the most delectable fruit from a bountiful harvest is a feast for the eyes

February 12, 1999 | William Nack

February 12, 1999 | William Nack
In February 1979, someone asked Richard Branson if he had named his company, Virgin Music, after the famous necklace of islands known as the Virgin Islands. "Never heard of them," Branson replied....

February 12, 1999
Necker Island is hallowed ground for lovers of natural beauty—particularly the kind found in swimsuits

February 12, 1999
HUGGING THE SHORE: Page 20: bikini by Nicole Miller, Nicole Miller Soho Boutique, New York City, 800-365-4721. Pages 22-23: bikini by Norma Kamali, at OMO Norma Kamali, New York City, 800-8KAMALI....

February 12, 1999
Necker Island turned out to be the ideal site for this year's swimsuit shoot, but as these sketches show, our search for the perfect island took a toll

February 12, 1999
The ideal retreat makes you feel that doing nothing is doing plenty

February 12, 1999 | E.M. Swift

February 12, 1999 | L. Jon Wertheim
MAY 23, 1955

February 12, 1999
A little paint, a little sun and a lot of pulchritude leaves very little to the imagination

February 12, 1999 | Austin Murphy

February 12, 1999 | Austin Murphy
The Virgin Islands, discovered by Columbus in 1493, were named in honor of Saint Ursula, a ninth-century martyr who supposedly rounded up 11,000 virgins for a pilgrimage to Rome and was killed by...

February 12, 1999 | Austin Murphy
The question was on all of our minds. No one, fortunately, had the bad form to actually pose it to Joanne Gair (above, left) during the 12 hours it took her to paint the shirt and bikini bottom on...

February 12, 1999
Guana Island, another of the British Virgins, is surrounded by water and known for its Baths, but it's no dive