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updated 03/06/1989 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/06/1989 01:00AM

15th Anniversary

ON THE COVER 69
After 15 years of chronicling celebs and socialites, spinners of tales and savers of whales, volunteers and millionaires, cops and crooks and victims, too, PEOPLE presents a lively retrospective of the best words and pictures from our first decade and a half

VOICES 25
Here's Barbara Bush on kissing, Omar Sharif on impotence, God on Pat Robertson, Lauren Bacall on studs, Oprah Winfrey on baked potatoes—and 123 other quotes-to-live-by

ETCETERA 57
All the factoids fit to print, including why John Travolta wears his underwear inside out and where Dr. Ruth Westheimer learned how to assemble a submachine gun blindfolded

GALLERY 70

Farrah in a towel, Diana in a ball gown and Richard Simmons as a carrot: That's portraiture in the classic PEOPLE style

In a picture album of some of our favorite un-ordinary citizens, Key West raconteur Captain Tony, Texas tot Baby Jessica and other memorable characters get their share of exposure

YEARBOOK 106
From mood rings to Morris the Cat, Fanne Foxe to Dan Quayle, disco to Flo-Jo, and "Dyn-o-mite" to "Read my lips," a year-at-a-glance list of pop culture's high points

SEQUEL 116
Whatever happened to Marabel Morgan, those Siamese twins, the gun-toting Totos and Werner Erhard? Here are the updated facts, ma'am

SALUTE 142
In the beginning, there was Cher; 15 years later, Cher's still there. Herewith, a photo-anthropological analysis of a bellwether career

FEATS 148
A celebration of the unsung—some would say unhinged—men and women behind the Living Grass Suit, the lawn flamingo and the world somersaulting record, among other notable achievements

DEJA VU 160
Whether it's picking up girls, posing with huge rabbits or accessorizing a la Groucho Marx, the old rule holds true: One's worth watching, two's a coincidence and three's a trend

CRITTERS 162
Let us now praise famous fauna, from Kate Jackson's huskies to Koko the communicative gorilla

CELEB-O-GRAPH 170
Here's one chart that Bo, Charlene, Cybill, Herve and Brooke didn't ask to have done

UP FRONT 180-189
Rock Hudson's lover Marc Christian wins millions in damages for being kept in the dark about the actor's AIDS; Prince Charles, visiting the U.S. on Di's heels, follows in her fashion footsteps; Barbie's real-life namesake reflects on the 30-year celebrity of her vinyl knockoff

CRIME 191
James Richardson was convicted in the poisoning deaths of his seven children 21 years ago, but new evidence suggests he's innocent

MOVE 199
Actress Elizabeth Hurley, once a wild English rose, sheds her thorns in PBS's new miniseries Christabel

PAGES 205
In Cat's Eye, novelist Margaret Atwood explores the dark side of little girls

HERO 209
From Bewitched' to besieged, Dick York surmounts illness by aiding the homeless

CONTROVERSY 215
Former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke wins a Louisiana statehouse seat

BONUS BOOK 218
In an excerpt from her new autobiography, Pakistan's Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto writes of her father's death, her own imprisonment and her arranged marriage

ADVENTURE 235
Author D'Arcy O'Connor hopes to find a wealth of history at the bottom of Canada's "money pit"

TUBE 239
Faith Ford is the Southern belle who drives Candice Bergen crazy on Murphy Brown

WORDS 243
Former tennis star Arthur Ashe examines the history of America's black athletes

INTRODUCING... 249
Musical quipster Christopher Mason, who has won the hearts of the rich at their own expense

OFF THE WALL 253
David Fuhrer is looking forward to getting ahead by speaking backward

HEIRS 257
Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Arun finds America's racial climate far from temperate

STAGE 261
Rhythm-and-blues legend Ruth Brown is winning raves for her ribald role in Broadway's Black and Blue

OUCH! 268
Will fish acupuncturist Wu Li-Hsia spawn a new school of medicine?

HOAX 271
Police in Massachusetts say "astronaut" Robert J. Hunt lived a high-flying lie

COLLECTOR 277
Appliance maven Chuck Diehl is Amana for all seasons

SCENE 281
Film director Armando Acosta's latest o-puss is Romeo and Juliet—with cats in the title roles

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 11
TAKE ONE 179
PARTY 266
CHATTER 284

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