At the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles: That’s Cher (left)—who else could it be?—wearing one of her sheerest. Her first album since 1985 arrives in November. Paparazzi bothered Elvis and Priscilla’s daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, 19, and her mystery date, but she quickly recovered her King-like smoulder (top). Only too happy to pose was teen bachelor about town Dweezil Zappa, 18, and former steady, Katie Wagner, 23, Robert’s daughter (above). “Just friends now,” says Katie.
Speaking of: Ol’ Blue Eyes (looking blearier than usual) showed off his backhand going into Carnegie Hall. Sinatra’s eight sold-out concerts scored high with the critics.
Liza with a G—as in Mark Gero, her ponytailed sculptor husband—watched U.S. Open tennis in N.Y., N.Y. Minnelli’s next match is a December concert with Frank Sinatra.
Motorcycle mama Ann-Margret geared up for New York shooting on Alan Alda’s A New Life. The comedy follows the two as they putter along their separate ways after a divorce.