Alibi V.19 No.1 • Jan 7-13, 2010 

Feature

A Decade’s Detritus: People

People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive

2009: Johnny Depp
2008: Hugh Jackman
2007: Matt Damon
2006: George Clooney
2005: Matthew McConaughey
2004: Jude Law
2003: Johnny Depp
2002: Ben Affleck
2001: Pierce Brosnan
2000: Brad Pitt

Time Magazine Person of the Year

2009: Ben Bernanke
2008: Barack Obama
2007: Vladimir Putin
2006: you (individual content providers of the WWW)
2005: Good Samaritans
2004: George W. Bush
2003: the American soldier
2002: whistle-blowers
2001: Rudolph Giuliani
2000: George W. Bush

15 Minutes of Fame

2009: Nadya Suleman (the Octomom)
2008: Sarah Palin
2007: Alberto Gonzales
2006: Jack Abramoff
2005: Lynndie England
2004: Janet Jackson's boob
2003: Clay Aiken
2002: Ken Lay
2001: Richard Reid
2000: Elián González

Celebrity Deaths

2009: Michael Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, Ed McMahon
2008: Heath Ledger, Charlton Heston, Paul Newman
2007: Anna Nicole Smith, Norman Mailer, Jerry Falwell
2006: Don Knotts, Steve Irwin, Gerald Ford, Saddam Hussein
2005: Richard Pryor, Hunter S. Thompson, Johnny Carson
2004: Ronald Reagan, Marlon Brando, Christopher Reeve
2003: Fred Rogers, Bob Hope, John Ritter, Johnny Cash
2002: Waylon Jennings, Dudley Moore, Ted Williams
2001: George Harrison, Morton Downey Jr., Dale Earnhardt
2000: Sir Alec Guinness, Big Pun, Jim Varney