People: Sep. 18, 1964

Even the luckiest people need a star to sigh by—or so it seemed when Astronaut Scott Carpenter, 39, went backstage to visit Broadway's Fanny Girl Barbra Streisand, 22. "I'm really honored," bubbled Barbra, clearly launched into orbit. "I'm always interested in scientific and medical things. Whenever I go to the dentist, I can spend three, three-and-a-half hours there talking about nerve endings and things like that. But about those things up there—I don't know what a star's made of. Do you?" "Good looks—talent—a sense of humor," drawled Carpenter, scattering a little moondust of...

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