People: Mar. 6, 1964

Taking a mineral water cure for "liver insufficiency," the Shah of Iran, 44, daily commuted the 25 miles from Florence to the Montecatini spa in his Mercedes or new grey Ferrari 330 coupé, hitting speeds of up to 130 m.p.h. The Shah's liver perked up after a fortnight, and his wife, Farah Diba, 25, came on down from Innsbruck, where she had been skiing since the Olympics. Then they tooled into Rome where Fair Farah and the monarch, who had been working so hard at his land-and government-reform programs that his doctors had ordered...

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