People: Feb. 20, 1984

The hottest ticket in Manhattan last week was printed on a white glove, but for most of the 1,500 guests who showed up for Michael Jackson's Thriller party at the American Museum of Natural History, it was strictly a hands-off evening. Almost no one got within hailing distance of the carefully shielded host, who sported a discreet hairpiece in his first public appearance since he was hospitalized last month for scalp burns suffered while filming a TV commercial. After accepting awards from CBS Records and the Guinness Book of World Records, which certified...

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