Table of Contents

updated 03/02/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/02/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

MAIL 2
PICKS & PANS 5
TAKE ONE 21
STAR TRACKS 39
CHATTER 108

ON THE COVER 44
At 34, an age when that infamous survey claimed a woman may never get her man, My Sister Sam's Pam Dawber is on the threshold of happiness. She's moving in with Mark Harmon and moving on with a hit TV show

UP FRONT 22

Living down his playboy image, Viscount Althorp, Princess Di's younger brother, takes a job as the Today show's resident royal

Displaying very little pomp under the circumstances, Mark Thatcher, the rolling-stone son of Britain's Prime Minister, weds Texas millionairess Diane Burgdorf as Fleet Street snipes

Jerry Sherwood's search for the son she gave up 24 years ago leads to murder charges against the woman who adopted him

His task force on self-esteem is pure California, but not everyone knows where Assemblyman John Vasconcellos is coming from

ON THE MOVE 36
Sarah Ferguson, with moral support from Prince Andrew, spreads her wings to become the royal family's first female flyer

BONUS 50
In Part II of the exclusive account of John Lennon's murder, killer Mark David Chapman enlists Satan's help in carrying out his lethal plot

CONTROVERSY 66
American Bill Heine calls his rooftop shark "art," but he's giving his Oxford neighbors a terrible haddock

TRENDS 69
A new breed of artist is climbing to success on the backs of the fashion-conscious with wearable art

IN THE MONEY 74
Taking promotion gimmicks to new heights, Randy Miller jumps 10 stories to peddle his hot-selling seltzer

TROUBLE 77
The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street claims that funny money artist Stephen Boggs is too quick on the draw

VOICES 78
Shaker eldress Bertha Lindsay reflects on the past and the prospects for her threatened sect

SCREEN 82
Oliver Stone turns Platoon from the movie nobody wanted into Oscar's best bet

TO THE TOP 91
Mario Van Peebles (son of Melvin) makes a name for himself in TV (L.A. Law) and movies (Heartbreak Ridge)

IN HER OWN WORDS 97
Herself divorced, sociologist Diane Vaughan explores what happens when couples uncouple

TUBE 103
Charmed by veteran actress Jean Simmons, even Perry Mason puckers up

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