Table of Contents

updated 11/20/1995 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/20/1995 AT 01:00 AM EST

PARTIES OF THE YEAR

55 INTRODUCTION

56 YOU SAY IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY
MADONNA became 37 at a Miami Beach hotel, BRUCE WILLIS turned 40 at an Idaho bowling alley, and when ANTHONY QUINN hit 80, he danced the night away in L.A.

77 DREAM WEAVER
Shrimp with your Gump? A jungle for your Congo? How about Camelot for First Knight? L.A.'s premiere party planner MARY MICUCCI matches the motif to the movie

88 PARTY GIRLS
For SHARON STONE, DREW BARRYMORE and MARISA TOMEI, life is a cabaret

96 PARTIED OUT
Some enchanted evenings wind down with a glass of wine, a good cigar or a touch-up in the ladies' room

102 LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
The belle of the ball is sometimes the ballroom itself—or the palace, museum or grand hotel

112 CENTRE OF ATTENTION
NYPD Blue's SHARON LAWRENCE and actress AMANDA DE CADENET play paparazzi for a night

115 DOC HOLLYWOOD
Hair-care mogul JOHN PAUL DEJORIA celebrates an honorary degree with a Malibu spree

123 SOLD! TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER
Donating their castoffs, their time or themselves, stars raise a ruckus—and plenty of money

128 AFFAIRS TO REMEMBER
Back in Hollywood's glory days, stars like LUCY and LIZ, BOGIE and BURTON knew how to paint the town without staining their reputations

154 ANY EXCUSE FOR A PARTY!
From Houston's Hair Ball to a Manhattan canine caper, celebrants happily put on the dog

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 15
THE INSIDER 41
PASSAGES 163
PUZZLER 190
CHATTER 198

STAR TRACKS 6
Princess Diana becomes a roll model. Julia Roberts makes a foray into fashion. John Travolta merits a Boy Scout honor, and more

UP FRONT

42 In her new autobiography (excerpted here), Loni Anderson refuels the rancor of her divorce from Burt Reynolds with allegations of physical abuse

50 After 33 years with peripatetic Gen. Colin Powell, wife Alma Powell is once again at his side as he nixes a run for the Presidency

FAREWELL 164
Born in Jerusalem and raised in Tel Aviv, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, slain Nov. 4, came of age with the nation he would one day lead

BIO 169
Two decades ago her half brother killed a teenage girl. Now Bonnie Campbell leads the government's battle to stop violence against women

ANGELS 177
Armed with tough love and a new laser technique, Dr. Jay Rosenberg helps repentant gang members lose their tattoos

TRAGEDY 181
The family of Boston University hockey player Travis Roy, paralyzed in the first play of his first game, prays for a miracle

TUBE 185
Whether she's shopping with RuPaul or singing with Bono of U2, there's nothing unplugged about MTV's tuned-in reporter Alison Stewart

ANIMALS 189
At the National Zoo, just as in the wild, the orangutans remain above it all

CRIME 193
L.A. girds for another high-profile legal battle as gangsta rap star Snoop Doggy Dogg and his former bodyguard stand trial for a 1993 killing

OUT OF THE PAST 196
Call 'em Bronco Bill (Clinton), Kid Newt (Gingrich) and Ranger Ross (Perot). This presidential posse learned true grit early on

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