11/16/1992 at 01:00 AM EST
Was Bill Cosby trying to drum up interest in his syndic game show, You Bet Your Life? Nope, that cymbal of success was the host of New York City's Thelonious Monk International Jazz Drum Competition.
Still lost in space? Masquetronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, 62—who in 1969 followed Neil Armstrong onto the surface of the moon—orbited the Thalians Ball, an annual Los Angeles benefit, with wife Lois.
The perks of royalty: Prince Rainier, Albert and Caroline rated a balcony view of a parade at Euro Disney in Marne-la-Val-lée, France (even though the new theme park is seven times larger than their Monaco).
Having premiered during the Nixon presidency, CBS's The Young and the Restless has outlasted five Chief Executives. In L.A. the cast and crew celebrated the taping of episode No. 5,000, which airs Dec. 1.
Sharon Stone, Basic Instinct's ice(pick) goddess, was recently in New York City filming another thriller. In Sliver, costarring William Baldwin (right) and Tom Berenger, she's the stalkee instead of the stalker.