Table of Contents

updated 01/20/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/20/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 28
Ricky Nelson, the clean-cut, soulful pop idol and '50s TV star, dies in a fiery plane crash with his band and fiancée

UP FRONT 36
Dartmouth lost on the football field; now it's playing hardball in court with coach Joe Yukica

HAPPY 41
Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon marries model Yasmin Parvaneh in a quiet ceremony in England

TROUBLE 42
A Toronto photo session turns nasty when a 900-pound Siberian tiger gets physical with model Christa Daniel

BIO 46
"We've got a duty to die," says Richard Lamm, Colorado's Governor Gloom. And living isn't going to be easy, either

PAGES 53
Frank Sinatra, who turned 70 on Dec. 12, got his best present in the form of daughter Nancy's loving biography

OOPS! 59
Eagle-eyed librarian Ann Scarpellino catches good sex guru Dr. Ruth Westheimer giving bad advice

HOST 60
A salacious scandal behind him, Lord Montagu of Beaulieu makes his ancestral home atop tourist attraction

BONUS BOOK 64
In the concluding excerpt from a revealing new biography, Ingrid Bergman gives birth to Roberto Rossellini's child out of wedlock—and eventually loses her man

TO THE TOP 74
Mormon multimillionaire Gordon Hall has bought and built himself one Hall of a house

IN THE MONEY 78
Manhattan shopkeeper Henry Galiano has a supply of bones for customers to pick

SEQUEL 80
Soviet politics have kept American professor Woodford McClellan and his Russian wife, Irina, apart for 11½ years

STAGE 82
Betty Buckley wins raves playing a man in Broadway's new musical smash, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

SCENE 89
Even wild animals couldn't keep Robert Redford and Meryl Streep from making Out of Africa

RADIO 98
Disc jockey Tom Joyner shuttles between two daily on-the-air jobs—one in Dallas, the other in Chicago

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 11
TAKE ONE 27
STAR TRACKS 44
CHATTER 100

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