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TLC fans, eat your hearts out. In a star-studded March 16extravaganza in Manhattan that out-glitzed a 24-hour WeddingStory marathon, Liza Minnelli, 56, wed TV producer David Gest,48. (It was her fourth time, his first.) But this isn’t the onlyLiza-David union this spring. On April 20, Elizabeth Denaro, 36,will tie the knot with David Goad, 31, her coworker at apool-supply store in Rochester, N.Y. How do these twomarry-making events stack up? — Adam Duerson

DAVID GEST and LIZA MINNELLI

DRESS ”Priceless” off-the-shoulder sequined Bob Mackie original

MAID OF HONOR Longtime pal Elizabeth Taylor, who arrived via jetwith a 10-man entourage

NUPTIALS Grammy winner Natalie Cole sang ”Unforgettable.”

CATERING Est. $400 per head for the Regent Wall Street hotel’sfilet mignon for about 1,000

JACKSON 5 FACTOR Michael and Tito served as best men; theremaining three were groomsmen.

A-LISTERS Kirk Douglas, Anthony Hopkins, Andrew Lloyd Webber,Liam Neeson, Diana Ross

MUSIC Gloria Gaynor, Shaggy, the Jacksons, and others performedlive.

SECURITY Cameras were banned and guests entered the hotelreception through metal detectors.

REGISTRY From a $115 Elsa Peretti cheese knife to a $4,000 souptureen at Tiffany

DAVID GOAD and E(LIZA)BETH DENARO

DRESS $1,500 Rivini Empire-waist silk gown from Susan DeborahBridal MAID OF HONOR Longtime pal Denise Baller, who will arrive in herLincoln Navigator

NUPTIALS Church organist will play ”Trumpet Voluntary.”

CATERING $56 per head for Gatherings’ chicken or steak for120-130 guests

JACKSON 5 FACTOR Elizabeth’s brother Bobby does a mean MJimpression after a few beers.

A-LISTERS Her brother John once met Monday Night Football’s AlMichaels and Dan Dierdorf.

MUSIC A DJ from Go Sound Entertainment will spin dance CDs.

SECURITY ”My uncle Milton would handle that,” says David. ”He’sfrom Minnesota, so I guess that makes him tough.”

REGISTRY From a $40 toaster at Bed Bath & Beyond to a $190Williams-Sonoma saucepan

TIME CAPSULE MARCH 25, 1982

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TIME CAPSULE MARCH 25, 1982

AT THE MOVIES, future Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall’s(right) vampy vixen rep is born howling in Porky’s. IN MUSIC,Joan Jett & the Blackhearts can afford to put a couple milliondimes in the jukebox, baby, as ”I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” hits No. 1on the Billboard chart. in BOOKSTORES, Shel Silverstein’s ALight in the Attic blazes near the top of the Publishers Weeklybest-seller list. AND IN THE NEWS, the fledgling space shuttleprogram gets a boost as NASA monitors the Columbia’s currentcosmic voyage while announcing plans for a space station calledSpacelab.