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President Gordon B. Hinckley receives 90th birthday greetings from Gladys Knight during an "Evening of Celebration," which featured world-renowned musicians, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square. Some 21,000 guests attended the event held in the Conference Center June 23, with thousands more watching via Church satellite.

A sometimes emotional Church president explained the "party" was not for him but from him to those who have touched his life. The report begins on page 3.