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updated 10/29/1984 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 10/29/1984 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 120
His mother tells the moving story of David, the Bubble Boy, who lived all but 15 days of his 12 years behind plastic in germ-free isolation

UP FRONT 28

After the tragic shooting of Cover Up star Jon-Erik Hexum, his friends recall a young life full of laughter and promise

Having survived a series of setbacks, those fun-loving girls, the Go-Go's, lose one of their founding sisters

Spanish mime Alberto Vidal brings a new species to a Miami zoo: Urban Man

While Prince Charles takes fatherhood a little too seriously, a proud Diana blissfully shows off Prince Harry

TUBE 43
Prime-time TV echoes MTV with songs from Cyndi Lauper, Phil Collins and John Waite to tune up its series

SCREEN 52
Diane Kurys turns her family history into France's export Entre Nous

SONG 56
Twisted Sister's success hasn't made Dee Snider abandon the burbs

COPING 65
Mariette Hartley finds that her father's suicide gives special meaning to her role in a TV movie

STYLE 71
A young designer's topless magazine photo hasn't stopped the (Arabella) Pollen count from rising in Britain

ON THE JOB 78
Opera's heavies take their cues from Met prompter Joan Dornemann

CRIME 85
Grandmother Velma Barfield, a convicted murderer, is due to become the first woman executed in the U.S. in 22 years

OUT OF THE PAST 93
With something old and something new, Artie Shaw ends 30 years' retirement to lead a big band again

MOVE 102
Doonesbury's Garry Trudeau satirizes the President in Rap Master Ronnie, but Reagan look-alike Robert Schmidt is voting for the Gipper anyway

TO THE TOP 107
Success is in the cards for bridge whiz Bobby Wolff

MAIN STREET 113
The all-male Jaycees in Zilwaukee, Mich. disband rather than admit women

PAGES 117
Critics carp over the violence, but readers lust after Eric Van Lustbader's The Miko

WINNERS 143
At Midwest state and county fairs Roy Holding's hogs trot merrily along in steeplechase sprints

SEQUEL 149
Willie Nelson lets his hair down, all the way to the floor

MAIL 2

PICKS & PANS 7

V returns to NBC as a sci-fi superseries and Brooke Shields sports a tan on ABC's Wet Gold

Bill Murray gets serious in the film The Razor's Edge and director Brian De Palma gets scary in Body Double

Novelist Alice Adams writes of World War II era Radcliffe students in Superior Women

A new producer helps Kenny Rogers ask What About Me?

TAKE ONE 27

STAR TRACKS 49

Christopher Walken, Robert De Niro, Gregory Hines and Mikhail Baryshnikov go out on a London toot

Koo Stark tries a tonsorial lark

PEOPLE PUZZLE 146

CHATTER 150

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