updated 08/11/1997 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 08/11/1997 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Mike Tyson rode out his latest controversy in ear-repressible style as the helmeted heavyweight directed his unidentified motorcycle driver—whose baseball cap may not have been quite up to safety standards—in New York City.
Christie Brinkley's son Jack, 2, rose to the occasion as he piggybacked on his supermodel mom's shoulders at a screening of the kids' comedy Good Burger in East Hampton, N.Y.
The retired dean of TV newsmen Walter Cronkite showed he's still shipshape while taking the helm of the 200-year-old USS Constitution—"Old Ironsides" to those in the know—when she set sail for the first time in more than a century, heading from her home port of Boston to nearby Marblehead, Mass.
In Carmel, Calif., Clint Eastwood introduced his new brew Pale Rider Ale, named for his 1985 western Pale Rider. "I'm not really in the beer business," Eastwood told The Monterey County Herald. "Anything I make will go to charity, like Paul Newman with his spaghetti sauce."
Among those putting their best faces forward at the Manhattan premiere of the romantic comedy Picture Perfect were spray-canning comedian Janeane Garofolo (above), soon to be seen in the drama Cop Land, due Aug. 15; and Bridget Fonda (left), obviously fairly fonda her boyfriend, actor Eric Stoltz.
Having stopped dyeing her hair since her brain surgery in February, Elizabeth Taylor made it a white night at a benefit in Istanbul for children of war-torn Chechnya.
Still hungry like the wolf, Duran Duran's Simon LeBon kept pace with a pack of other huffing and puffing dads on Sports Day at the London school attended by his daughters Amber Rose, 7, and Saffron, 5.
Fran Drescher checked out the view from on high while sitting in as celeb umpire for the Evening at the Net benefit during the Infiniti Open men's tennis tournament in L.A. No line calls were disputed, of course: nobody argues with the nanny.