ON THE COVER 54
A look inside their photo album and a candid wedding-eve interview provide an intimate glimpse of the storybook marriage of singer Billy Joel and supermodel Christie Brinkley
UP FRONT 36
This spring—like every other—the boys are where the girls are: fun city Fort Lauderdale
Beulah Baer made lots of friends in her 96 years, but none were quite like Steve Rubell and Boy George
Kirk Crocker, victim in a bizarre case of child abuse, campaigns to keep his father behind bars
Baseball buff Jeff Daniels scores two hits: Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo and new son Ben
OUT OF THE PAST 67
Michelangelo, Joseph Heller and Richard Gere have all portrayed King David, but who was he really?
Yankee infielder Dale Berra is that rare kid who listens to his dad, New York manager Yogi Berra
Jaclyn Smith plays angel of mercy Florence Nightingale on NBC this week, but her favorite role is at home playing mom to 3-year-old Gaston
His post-Zeppelin depression behind him, guitarist Jimmy Page hits the road again
ON THE JOB 89
You're a wanted man, on the run. Who're you gonna call? Chicago TV newsman Russ Ewing
CIA veteran O.B. Harnage recalls the anguish and panic of America's last day in Saigon
Soviet defector (and best-selling author) Arkady Shevchenko has built a new life with his American wife, Elaine
TO THE TOP 107
Sexy Sheryl Lee Ralph is the fox in Codename: Foxfire, but don't get your hopes up—she's fussy about men
In Choices, Liv Ullmann writes about being a mother, an actress and a U.N. goodwill ambassador, so why is everyone asking about her lovers?
Jason, son of Sean Connery, reprises Dad's role as the good hood, Robin
With hit shows on both sides of the Atlantic, playwright Larry Shue is no foreigner to success
Thanks to Daniel Serra, an enterprising Brazilian, John Paul II is the first Pope to make a commercial record
Britain's Simon Rattle, 30, is becoming a superstar conductor—on his own terms
At 2,660 pounds Big Red is one huge hog
ON THE MOVE 132
Princess Di's little aerial ace William soars his separate way
PICKS & PANS 9
Patty Duke becomes America's first woman President in ABC's Hail to the Chief, and Richard Chamberlain brings the heroic story of Raoul Wallenberg to the small screen in an NBC miniseries...
Mick Jagger, Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner and Michael Jackson are among the performers who show up in videos...
Richard Gere tackles a giant Biblical role in the film King David...
Novelist Herman Wouk explores the experience of American Jews in Inside, Outside...
Phil Collins' No Jacket Required is another LP production number...
The American Arts Project offers audio-cassette talks by such artists as sculptor Louise Nevelson and composer Philip Glass
TAKE ONE 35
STAR TRACKS 53
Mel Brooks mashes Wham!'s George Michael
Diana Ross steps out with Berry Gordy
Lauren Hutton bares a lot
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