In This Issue

updated 02/06/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/06/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 70
As she turns 4, Christina Onassis's daughter, Athina, faces the finest future that money can buy. But there are questions: Will her father, Thierry Roussel, prove as devoted a parent as the mother she has lost? And will the world be kinder to her than it was to Christina?

UP FRONT 44-54

With his death warrant signed and his days numbered, America's most notorious serial killer tried a final, desperate gamble, offering to confess to his awful crimes in exchange for a stay of execution. His plea was refused, and last week Ted Bundy died in the electric chair he had so long evaded. But he will live on forever in the nightmares of the victims' families

Mick and Keith spend the night together as the Rolling Stones, the Temptations, Stevie Wonder and others are welcomed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

JOCKS 57
Once Montreal's phantom of the Forum, Hockey Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur unretires, bringing his mastery to Madison Square Garden

INTRODUCING... 63
13-year-old Mayim Bialik, the smart-aleck Midler-in-the-making who may be the best thing about Beaches

STAGE 66
It's a Poe way to make a living, but actor Norman George could be playing the macabre genius forevermore

BIO 84
Blinking in the light, record producer Phil Spector emerges from his bizarre seclusion to take his place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

IN THE MONEY 92
Colorado's Vail ski resort, the site of this month's World Alpine Ski Championships, is just a big, snowy backyard to owner George Gillett

DREAMERS 97
Photographer Ted Spagna, letting sleeping dogs lie, catches people and animals napping

TRIBUTE 105
Salvador Dali, whose exhibitionism and passion for cash made Andy Warhol look ascetic, dies in Spain, depriving the world of its most famous mustache

MOVE 112
Take heart! Cholesterol crusader Philip Sokolof is winning the war against saturated fats in cereals and snacks

TROUBLE 117
Completing another chapter in a blighted life, a Maryland judge sentences Griffin O'Neal to 18 days in jail for violating parole

SCREEN 118
Uma Thurman plays a corruptible innocent in Dangerous Liaisons, making the most of a role with lots of exposure

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 43
CHATTER 120

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