Star Tracks

updated 08/06/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/06/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, 62, was tutu much at violinist Isaac Stern's 70th birthday bash in San Francisco. Aptly, Rostropovich performed the Swan section from Saint-Saëns's Carnival of the Animals.

It was easy as pie to enrage socialite Claus von Bülow, 63, and his daughter, Cosima, 23, who made a quick exit from a private London bash after hired strippers wildly pelted many guests with cream pie.

Denzel Washington, 35, plays a ladies' man in Spike Lee's new movie, Mo' Better Blues, but he brought his wife, singer-pianist Pauletta Pearson, to the film's New York City premiere.

The Richard M. Nixon Library opening in Yorba Linda, Calif., attracted three former First Ladies and the current one (from left): Nancy Reagan, 69, Barbara Bush, 65, Pat Nixon, 78, and Betty Ford, 72.

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