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UPDATED 09/24/1984 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 09/24/1984 at 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 26
Here's our annual sizing-up of the chic (Raquel, Di), the sleek (Michael, Grace Jones), the meek (sorry, Bill Murray)—and the best and worst dressed couples, kids and mothers-to-be

SPLIT 41
Est's Werner Erhard faces a rocky divorce, a disaffected cult and unwanted notices from the IRS

PARTY 45
Who's Hollywood's hot musician? Cher, Jane Fonda and Streisand say it's Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

MEDICS 49
As AIDS continues to spread, Dr. Robert Gallo races against time to find a cure

HOST 54
Folks like Meryl Streep and Joan Collins are tickled by the brut force of the new champagne bars called Nipper's

ON THE JOB 56
Kittynapper Anna Briggs lures Grand Central's cats out of the tunnels

HEIRS 61
A new generation of Laura Ashley's clan has designs on the family fashion empire

IN HIS OWN WORDS 75
Rancher-writer Orville Schell warns of chemicals in the meat we eat

TOP 89
Lifelong movie extra Arthur Tovey is Hollywood's face in the crowd

MOVE 95
Lexicographer Paul Beale compiles the words you won't find in Webster's

HAPPY 99
Gondoliers Mike O'Toole and David Black are a crafty pair in Naples (California, not Italy)

SEQUEL 100
Ex-Bosox pitcher Jim Lonborg finds home palate as a dentist

SCENE 110
Santa Barbara, home of the reclusive rich, doesn't much like being the subject of NBC's new soap—and its star, Dame Judith Anderson, still prefers General Hospital

BODY 118
Toddlers get a jump on self-esteem at Joan Barnes' rollicking Gymboree

TRENDS 125
Move over, Samuel Morse: Muscle-Grams, Buddha-Grams and Preppy-Grams are the new medium

WINNERS 129
The world's best hairstylists make waves and win raves at a gala coif-off in Las Vegas

MAIL 2

PICKS & PANS 4

Bill Cosby steals the new season with his own NBC sitcom, and Tony Franciosa returns to the tube to find lost lovers on ABC

Steve Martin and Lily Tomlin team up in the film comedy All of Me

Actor Dirk Bogarde writes about a fictional Hollywood in his novel West of Sunset

Primitive is Neil Diamond's LP but is Neil Diamond primitive?

TAKE ONE 25

STAR TRACKS 104

Queen's Freddie Mercury takes the cake

Ilie Nastase weds

Cheryl Tiegs' beau is Gregory Peck's son Tony

Ryan rings Farrah

PEOPLE PUZZLE 122

CHATTER 132

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