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updated 10/31/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 10/31/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 48
Move over, Magnum—Pierce Brosnan makes Remington Steele the ultimate in detective chic, but sorry, girls, he's married and the father of three

UP FRONT 28

The Right Stuff puts the original seven Project Mercury astronauts back in the spotlight—but can it put John Glenn in the White House?

Though the stars turned out for Princess Caroline at a Beverly Hills benefit, she had other things on her mind

Baltimore's World Series win is all in the family for Cal Ripken Sr. and Jr.

Reagan replaces controversial Secretary of the Interior James Watt with the almost equally controversial Bill Clark

WINNERS 59
Once a blackjack dealer in Las Vegas, Lee Greenwood hit the jackpot when he gambled on a recording career in Nashville

STAGE 86
Joe Namath makes a run on Broadway, not to call plays but to act in one

OLYMPICS 92
A winner in Personal Best, heptathlete Jodi Anderson hopes to garner some real-life gold in 1984

BONUS BOOK 96
Author Frank Deford tells of the last year in the short life of his daughter, Alex

HEIRS 111
Actor Matt Salinger, son of reclusive author J.D., seeks the limelight only when he's onstage

COUPLES 115
Their sitcom is called It's Not Easy, but Bert and Anne Convy's marriage is exactly the opposite

SONG 121
King Sunny Adé wins a royal reception importing JuJu music from his native Africa

CRIME 129
A dispossessed farmer kills two bankers, then himself, in the most violent expression yet of farm-belt desperation

STYLE 134
Harriet Love's clothes may be old, but that doesn't mean they're out of fashion

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 11

Robert Mitchum plays a murderer in an ABC-TV movie, and Louis Gossett Jr. impersonates Anwar Sadat in a syndicated four-hour biography

Nick Nolte and Gene Hackman embroil themselves in the Nicaraguan revolution in a political thriller, Under Fire

Bette Midler turns author with an autobiographical poem, The Saga of Baby Divine

One Particular Harbour provides a delightful musical landfall for Jimmy Buffett fans

TAKE ONE 27

STAR TRACKS 47

Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel and London swing

Lionel Richie pops Gerry Cooney

PEOPLE PUZZLE 124

CHATTER 136

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