Star Tracks

updated 04/21/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 04/21/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

A bout face
William "the Refrigerator" Perry was king of the ring when he tossed Bret Hart over the ropes and stalked past Jim "the Anvil" Neidhart at Wrestlemania 2 in Rosemont, III. Later the Fridge wound up airborne at the hands of Big John Studd. Good thing he remained unscathed. Perry, who reportedly earned $150,000 for the night—half of what the Bears pay him per season—had given the football team permission to cancel his contract if he were seriously injured while wrestling.

Wristy business
Despite behind-the-scenes squabbles and nightmarish logistics, the promoters of Hands Across America still hope to form a coast-to-coast chain gang of 6 million at 3 p.m. EST on May 25. At a dress rehearsal in New York, some 600 supporters (including Debbie Allen, Lily Tomlin and Joe Piscopo) warmed up for the clasp act, a benefit for the hungry and homeless.

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