Actress Rebecca De Mornay, 37, and her boyfriend, actor Patrick O’Neal, 29, son of Ryan O’Neal and actress Leigh Taylor-Young, are expecting their first child in November.
Wheel of Fortune’s Vanna White, 40, gave birth to a 7 lb. 8 oz. girl, Giovanna, on July 1 in Los Angeles. White and her husband, restaurateur George Santo Pietro, 50, have a son Nicholas, 3….
Actor Alan Thicke, 50, and wife Gina, 28, a former Miss World, welcomed their first child, a 7 lb. 1 oz. boy, Carter William, on July 10 in L.A. Thicke has two adult sons from a previous marriage.
Chrissie Hynde, 45, lead singer of the Pretenders, married Colombian sculptor Lucho Brieva, 32, on July 10 in London. It is the second marriage for Hynde, who is divorced from Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr….
Beverly Hills, 90210 star Ian Ziering, 33, and Playboy playmate Nikki Schieler, 25, wed on July 4 in L.A. It is the first marriage for both.
Country singer Merle Haggard, 60, is recuperating at his Palo Cedro, Calif., home following heart surgery on July 4. He is expected to make a full recovery.
On July 14 in L.A., IS Brad Pitt, 33, was granted a restraining order against Playgirl, preventing the magazine from continuing to distribute its August issue, which features unauthorized nude photos of him. Pitt’s lawyer said the pictures were taken by a trespassing photographer during the actor’s Saint Barthélemy vacation two years ago….
Citing insufficient evidence, police in Wiltshire, England, announced they will not prosecute Camilla Parker Bowles, 50, longtime love of Prince Charles, for leaving the scene of a car accident on June 11….
The drunk-driving trial of singer John Denver, 53, ended in a hung jury on July 12 in Aspen. The charges stemmed from an August 1994 incident in which the singer slammed his Porsche into a tree near his home. Prosecutors have not decided whether to seek a new trial….
On July 10 in Yonkers, N.Y., Malcolm Shabazz, 12, pleaded guilty to the juvenile equivalent of second-degree manslaughter for setting the June 1 fire that critically burned his grandmother Betty Shabazz, 63, widow of Malcolm X. The boy admitted to setting the fire but told the court he did not intend to harm his grandmother, who died on June 23. Investigators said Shabazz was angry because his grandmother would not let him live with his mother, Qubilah Shabazz, in Texas….
Lisa Marie Presley, 29, filed suit against the National Enquirer, charging defamation, invasion of privacy and intentional infliction of emotional distress, on July 14 in L.A. The suit is in response to a June 17 Enquirer story that claimed Presley was lonely and suicidal. The tabloid said it stands by its story….
On July 11 an L.A. jury rejected TV producer Aaron Spelling’s suit to recover the $770,000 cost of repairing the leaky roof of his $48 million Holmby Hills, Calif., mansion from the builder, R.W. LaMar Construction.