Who was the biggest heartthrob the year you were born? We've been yearning for these attractive men for six decades now. These are the sexiest men throughout the years. Who is the hottest man from the year YOU were born? Do you agree? We'll just be over here... swooning. 1940: Clark Gable Just a year prior, dreamy actor Clark Gable starred in his role of a lifetime as Rhett Butler in Gone with the Wind. He would continue to be an idol for the next two decades. People.com 1941: Cary Grant Cary Grant was a charming actor and one of Hollywood's biggest leading men for several decades. IMDB 1942: Humphrey Bogart Actor Humphrey Bogart was a desired leading man and cultural icon throughout the '40s. Screenrant 1943: Errol Flynn What would this list be without the romantic swashbuckler actor Errol Flynn? Screenrant 1944: Bing Crosby Bing Crosby wasn't just a standards singer throughout the '30s, '40s, and '50s -- in 1944 he won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as a priest in Going My Way. IMDB 1945: Gene Kelly Only one male actor was capable of bringing the art of dancing to the big screen, and that actor was definitely Gene Kelly. Pinterest 1946: Gregory Peck Gregory Peck first rose to fame in 1946 after he starred in The Yearling. Getty Images 1947: Nat King Cole The handsome Nat King Cole was an actor and a jazz singer with an unforgettable baritone voice. Getty Images 1948: Jimmy Stewart Jimmy Stewart wasn't just an actor, but he also had a noted military career during World War II. What a guy! Getty Images 1949: Montgomery Clift Actor Montgomery Clift was one of the original method actors in Hollywood and was at the peak of his fame in the late '40s and early '50s. Pinterest 1950: William Holden William Holden's acting career took off in 1950 when he was cast in Sunset Boulevard. Pinterest 1951: Yul Brynner Russian actor Yul Brynner was known for playing minority Asian characters in the '50s and starred in The King and me in 1951. He shaved his head for the role and then kept it shaved for the rest of his life. wonderwall.com 1952: Eddie Fisher Eddie Fisher was known for being a singer, but also for leaving his wife, actress Debbie Reynolds, for actress Elizabeth Taylor. He's the father of Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher. youtube.com 1953: Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra, the singer known as "Ol' Blue Eyes", was one of the most desirable men throughout the '50s. That mob influence probably helped some! IMDB 1954: Rock Hudson Actor Rock Hudson was a leading man throughout the '50s. He was forced to keep his homosexuality under wraps during this time, and later became one of the first famous figures to die of HIV in the '80s. abcnews.go.com 1955: James Dean In 1955, two James Dean movies (Rebel Without a Cause and East of Eden) came out. When he died in a car crash that same year, his star status became legendary. dailymail.co.uk 1956: Elvis Presley With a string of hit songs and films throughout the '50s and '60s, Elvis Presley was the hip-shaking icon who defined a generation. Screenrant 1957: Marlon Brando Marlon Brando was considered one of the greatest actors of all time and was an icon throughout the '50s. Pinterest 1958: Bobby Darin Singer Bobby Darin could have been your "Dream Lover" in 1958. dailymail.co.uk 1959: Dean Martin Singer Dean Martin had a hit variety show AND multiple singles throughout the late '50s, '60s, and '70s. onderwall.com 1960: Kirk Douglas Kirk Douglas was a popular actor throughout the entire 20th century, but in 1960 he starred in Spartacus and made himself legendary. cosmopolitan.com 1961: Toshiro Mifune It was hard to make it as an Asian actor in Hollywood in the early years, but Toshiro Mifune managed to do it in over 170 feature films throughout his career. Screenrant 1962: Peter O'Toole In 1962 Peter O'Toole starred in Lawrence of Arabia and was thrust into fame for his acting talents and sizzling hot looks. Pinterest 1963: Steve McQueen Steve McQueen became known for his anti-hero acting persona at the height of counterculture in the '60s. biography.com 1964: Sean Connery Bond? James Bond. Sean Connery played the original, and he was smokin' hot in his originating role as 007. Getty Images 1965: Christopher Plummer Christopher Plummer played Captain von Trapp in 1965's The Sound of Music. He hated the movie, but he still became a hunky heartthrob because of it. abcnews.go.com 1966: Clint Eastwood When it comes to westerns, the quiet, mysterious demeanor of Clint Eastwood was second to none throughout the '60s. IMDB 1967: Sidney Poitier In 1967, Sidney Poitier starred in three successful movies that made him one of the biggest box office stars of his day. IMDB 1968: Paul Newman Paul Newman became known for his acting talents in the late '60s -- and for his attractiveness. Screenrant 1969: Dustin Hoffman In 1969, Dustin Hoffman starred in The Graduate and his quirky demeanor gave him a heartthrob status. Getty Images 1970: Ryan O'Neal In 1970, actor Ryan O'Neal shot to acclaim for his role in Love Story. Getty Images 1971: Richard Roundtree Who in the '70s could forget Richard Roundtree -- a.k.a. SHAFT? Getty Images 1972: Al Pacino Al Pacino became a megastar in 1972 after he starred in The Godfather. Screenrant 1973: Roger Moore They thought the charming role of James Bond couldn't be played by anyone else, but they were wrong! Roger Moore took up the 007 roles and some people liked him even better than Sean Connery. IMDB 1974: Robert Redford Robert Redford made waves in Hollywood throughout the '70s for his roles in The Sting and All the President's Men. Pinterest 1975: Jack Nicholson Jack Nicholson was a sly charmer and became an unlikely (slightly) older hunk in the '70s. IMDb 1976: Sylvester Stallone The first Rocky movie came out in 1976 and shot this scrappy Philadelphia actor to the top of our hearts. 1977: John Travolta You can tell by the way he walks (in Grease and Saturday Night Fever) that John Travolta is a total '70s hunk. Pinterest 1978: Christopher Reeve Christopher Reeve starred in the '70s Superman movies and was the hero for all of us. Screenrant 1979: Steve Martin A girl loves a man who can make her laugh, and no one could do that in the '70s better than Steve Martin. Getty Images 1980: Harrison Ford Harrison Ford as Han Solo was the best part of Star Wars. Just admit it. Getty Images Credits: topix.com Share this story on Facebook with your friends.