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UPDATED 05/06/1996 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 05/06/1996 at 01:00 AM EDT

THE 50 MOST beautiful PEOPLE IN THE WORLD 1996

INTRODUCTION 61
BROOKE SHIELDS 62
PIERCE BROSNAN 64
CHILLI 66
DEMI MOORE 68
JOHNNY DEPP 70
SHANNON STURCES 72
FRAN DRESCHER 76
MATTHEW FOX 78
JENNY MCCARTHY 82
MEL GIBSON 85
MIRA SORVINO 87
STEVE LARGENT 88
NAVIA NGUYEN 90
LAIRD HAMILTON 93
JON BON JOVI 97
GLORIA REUBEN 99
MICHELLE PFEIFFER 101
DAVID DUCHOVNY 102
TYRA BANKS 104
CHRIS O'DONNELL 106
JOSIEBISSETT 108
JOHN WALSH 113
LELAROCHON 115
ANTONIO BANDERAS 117
KEITH HAMILTON COBB 118
ASHLEY JUDD 125
GEORGECLOONEY 127
MARTHA STEWART 128
DAVID GUTERSON 132
ED GORDON 135
GAILO'GRADY 137
PATRICK MULDOON 138
BRANDY 140
PATTY CABRERA 143
BRAD PITT 147
VANESSA-MAE NICHOLSON 150
KENT FERGUSON 152
TORI AMOS 154
JASON & JEREMY LONDON 156
SUSAN SARANDON 159
KIRSTYHUME 160
JACKHANNA 163
LUCHEN 165
SALMA HAYEK 168
NICOLE KIDMAN 171
QUINCY JONES 172
KATEWINSLET 175
DAVID JAMES ELLIOTT 176
SANDRA BULLOCK 178

REAL-LIFE BAYWATCH 180
Even when their jobs aren't glamorous, U.S. lifeguards make a splash

CLASSIC PINUPS 188
More than 50 years of flirting with Grable, Hayworth, Monroe...and Hatcher?

STAR TRACKS 6
Princess Di does surgery. Ricki Lake sees her reel self, and more

UP FRONT

46 Bidders turn the auction of Jackie Onassis memorabilia into the tag sale of the century

52 Lost three days, Superman's. Margot Kidder surfaces—in a woodpile

54 Gloria Vanderbilt recalls her son's tragic suicide in a new memoir

TRIBUTE 201
Don Clayton wasn't tilting at windmills when he created Putt-Putt Golf

CONTROVERSY 202
Jeanne Boylan, who drew the Unabomber portrait, is teed-off at T-shirt makers using her sketch for profit

COPING 205
Tourette's syndrome hasn't sidelined basketball star Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf

TO THE TOP 213
He looks forbidding on The X-Files, but Mitch Pileggi is huggable at home

ON THE MOVE 217
Saturday Night Live's Mark McKinney has personalities galore

SONG 221
With a hot debut album, Jewel Kilcher leaves poverty behind

ARTS 224
Paraplegic dancer Kitty Lunn gives new meaning to motion

APPRECIATION 226
The mother of all mothers, humorist Erma Bombeck, dies at 69

TRAGEDY 229
Michelle Carew, daughter of baseball's Rod Carew, dies of leukemia despite an umbilical-cord blood transplant

IN THE MONEY 232
Jon and Kay Moyer hit a grand slam with their KC Slammer bats

FAREWELL 236
Christopher Robin Milne was forever linked to his literary namesake

JOCKS 238
Chicago Bull Scottie Pippen makes a fast break toward maturity

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 15
THE INSIDER 45
PASSAGES 223
PUZZLER 234
CHATTER 242

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