Patti Davis, 41, former President Reagan's younger daughter, plans to wed Paul Hayeland, 27, on Nov. 20 in Westport, Conn. Davis and her first husband, yoga instructor Paul Grilley, 35, divorced in 1990, after almost six years of marriage.
On Nov.4, Cliff Young, 29, became the third Cleveland Indians pitcher to die tragically this year. Young, who was driving without a seat belt, was trying to light a cigarette when his truck hit a tree and flipped over near his hometown of Willis, Texas. In March, Indian pitchers Steve Olin, 27, and Tim Crews, 31, were killed when the motorboat Crews was driving slammed into a pier in Clermont, Fla.
Actor Roger Moore, 65, who starred as James Bond seven times from 1973 to '84, is recuperating from surgery to remove an enlarged prostate. The operation was performed at a Los Angeles hospital on Nov. 2. According to his spokesperson, Moore, who is now at his L.A. home, is not suffering from prostate cancer.
Actress Nia Peeples, 31, and her husband, R&B singer Howard Hewett, 38, are ending their four-year marriage. On Nov. 4, Peeples filed for divorce in L.A. superior court, citing irreconcilable differences. The couple have a son, Christopher, 4.
Singer Cindy Herron, 28, of the R&B quartet En Vogue, and her husband, Glenn Braggs, 31, a former Cincinnati Reds left fielder who now plays pro ball in Japan, are expecting their first child in April.
Singer Elton John, 46, was awarded $518,700 on Nov. 4 after a London jury found the Sunday-Mirror guilty of falsely reporting, in a 1992 story about John's "diet of death," that he was once again suffering from bulimia. John, who underwent therapy for bulimia and drug addiction in 1990, charged in his lawsuit that the Mirror had disregarded the truth and was motivated by profit....
Dr. Jack Kevorkian, 65, dubbed Michigan's "Dr. Death" for helping 19 terminally ill people commit suicide over a three-year period, was released from jail on $20,000 bail on Nov. 8, after a three-day hunger strike. The bail was posted by attorney John A. De-Moss, who wanted to put an end to the publicity Kevorkian was receiving for the strike. In September, Kevorkian was ordered to stand trial for violating a new Michigan law that declares suicide assistance a felony punishable by a four-year prison term....
Howard Rollins, 43, a regular on TV's In the Heat of the Night, was apprehended and charged with driving under the influence on Nov. 6 in Conyers, Ga. A trial date has not yet been set. At the time of his arrest, Rollins was reportedly wearing a curly blond wig. He has been arrested in the area twice before on a similar charge.