Table of Contents

updated 05/23/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/23/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 106
Disclosure of Nancy Reagan's reliance on astrologer Joan Quigley to chart Ron's actions has embarrassed the White House (couldn't someone have foreseen this?), but seers have been her little secret since her starlet days. Don't think she's the only Washington and Hollywood luminary to seek horoscopic wisdom. Check out Angie Dickinson, Jill St. John and Phyllis Diller

UP FRONT 36

Most of the cast—including Howie Mandel, Ed Begley Jr., Christina Pickles and David Morse—whimper after the last take, but NBC's St. Elsewhere is going out with a bang

The family rallies around Fergie's dad, Maj. Ronald Ferguson, after he's caught leaving a London massage parlor

Taking a savage revenge on Nancy Reagan in his insider book For the Record, Donald Regan becomes one of many White House kiss-and-tell authors

SPLIT 54
She left George Harrison to marry him, but now Patti Boyd is divorcing gadabout rocker Eric Clapton

TUBE 55
Starring in the TV movie about Baby M, Robin Strasser remembers the custody battle that sundered her own family

INTRODUCING... 61
Taylor Dayne, who scored with Tell It to My Heart, but now wants R-E-S-P-E-C-T from the grown-ups

SOUNDING OFF 67
Baseball legend Yogi Berra is catching the flicks these days as a movie critic

SCENE 70
Broadcast News' frenzied staffers look like slackers next to Terry Kegley, KXGN's one-man news team

VIDEO 79
Comedy ace Merrill Markoe leaves Late Night for the glamorous world of cable

STAGE 85
Playwright Alfred Uhry turns his Southern grandmother and her black chauffeur into Driving Miss Daisy—and a Pulitzer

FAMILY 91
Though shattered that two sons wanted a sex change, Maurice and Marie-Pierre Jégou kept their family together and now speak out for transsexuals' rights

ON THE JOB 95
Phone companies who overcharge had better beware; refund finder Lilli Steinberg has their number

KIN 96
Sly's outrageous, outspoken mom, Jackie Stallone, signs on as manager of distaff Rambos called Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling

SONG 103
Here's how Natalie Merchant and four other neo-folkies turned into 10,000 Maniacs

IN THE MONEY 114
Thanks to Gail Robinson, Mrs. Prindle's caramel apples have a-peel

TEENS 119
Though legally blind, Laurinda Mulhaupt has become a three-letter high school sportswoman

OUCH! 124
Lisa Gastineau is less than overjoyed at Mark and Brigitte's impending blessed event—and says so

ARTS 128
Makeup artist Michael Thomas' finger painting is the most chic advertising going

WINNERS 133
Having a really high old time, Mark Bourbonnaise sets a hang-gliding record

SOOOO HAPPY 134
Bruce Woodbury collects countless countenances with miles of smiles

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 11
TAKE ONE 35
STAR TRACKS 123
CHATTER 136

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