Tuesday, Dec. 07, 1999

Pierre Elliot Trudeau

Week of Apr. 12, 1968
Pierre Elliot Trudeau, an attractive, wealthy intellectual known as a playboy with what TIME describes as a "far-out wardrobe," defeats 20 other candidates for Canada's top post. The dashing Trudeau, 46, carries a reputation as "a brilliant administrator" and a "man on the go" into the office of Prime Minister.