Table of Contents

updated 05/11/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/11/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 108
Cheers fans may weep this week when Sam and Diane split, but Ted Danson, after five love-struck seasons tied to Shelley Long, feels the excitement of "starting over again"

UP FRONT 34

In three "true-life" tales, UFO authors Whitley Strieber, Budd Hopkins and Gary Kinder claim that aliens may be among us

From Lana to Ginger to Whoopi, the film industry's finest gather to celebrate Hollywood's 100th

Investors are listening to stock analyst Robert Prechter, who gets his tips from Top 40 tunes and hemlines

JOCKS 49
Young Juan Nieves and the Milwaukee Brewers have their American League rivals in ferment

LOSERS 53
Bedford, Texas tells Steve Symonds to take his flag and stick it elsewhere

IN THEIR OWN WORDS 57
Husband and wife researchers Lou Genevie and Eva Margolies find the message for Mother's Day includes some good news—and some bad

TUBE 62
Nastiness pays off for daytime soap newcomer Teri Ann Linn on The Bold and the Beautiful

ON THE JOB 64
When Chicago's Art Fosle needed work, he took out an ad—right in the middle of rush hour traffic

PAGES 67
As author and prestidigitator, Ricky Jay has a magic touch

COPING 75
Broadcaster Larry King comes back from a coronary to preach the gospel of nonsmoking

SEQUEL 81
Ten men who served in platoons with Oliver Stone reflect on his movie and the war they experienced together

FOOD 91
Want to swap your Aunt Millie's famous tomato seeds for some Yellow Ladyfinger potatoes? Join Kent Whealy's sprouting Seed Savers Exchange

HEIRS 101
Six generations later, France's Lafayette is here again, but now it's to tout a tome on our Constitution

CONTROVERSY 102
A new Victorianism hits TV and movies as AIDS-conscious stars and audiences stop being casual about sex

SPIRIT 115
Missionary John 3:16 Cook helps Las Vegas losers with "soup, soap and hope"

STYLE 121
Robert Lee Morris designs jewelry for the brave—and the wealthy

TO THE TOP 127
She's Bill Cosby's protégée and Eddie Murphy's ex-girlfriend, but Robin Givens made it to Head of the Class all on her own

TRIBUTE 131
Led by Archbishop James A. Hickey, Catholics in Washington, D.C. mourn Father Michael Peterson, a priest-victim of AIDS

CRITTERS 135
Thanks to Doggy Court, Beverly Hills legal beagles can settle their differences in the howls of justice

TRENDS 137
The Duchess of Windsor inspired costume jeweler Carolee Friedlander to fashion trinkets that even commoners can afford

INVENTORS 138
Fans are flipping for Michael Sandeen's sassy new Frisbee rival, the Spin JAMMER

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 33
STAR TRACKS 95
CHATTER 140

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