People Staff
June 01, 1987 12:00 PM

ON THE COVER 72

In an exclusive interview, the Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Rita Hayworth’s loyal daughter, tells how Alzheimer’s disease slowly destroyed her mother and altered the course of her own future as well

UP FRONT 28

Supposedly it was one of the great TV partnerships of the decade, but after eight months of backstage battling, the union of Joan Rivers and Fox Broadcasting ends bitterly

The Contragate probe uncovers one of the world’s richest men: the Sultan of Brunei

Charles and Diana plod through the Cannes film festival amid rumors that their marriage is wobbly

Only on his death bed did violinist Julian Altman surrender the secret of a lifetime: His music was made on a stolen Stradivarius

KIN 41

Harvard scientist Dr. S. Allen Counter discovers the illegitimate Eskimo sons of North Pole explorers Robert Peary and Matthew Henson

SONG 45

The Georgia Satellites orbit into stardom with a down-to-earth brand of Southern boogie

ARTS 52

The most popular theatrical spectacle in New York half a century ago, the giant Manteo Family Sicilian Marionettes perform in glorious battle once more

INTRODUCING… 59 Singer Nick Kamen turned Europe on with a TV striptease; now fans like Madonna sing his praises

VOICES 65

“NEWSMAN ZAPS CITY!” Headline writer Vincent Musetto reflects on writing the words that keep New Yorkers agog

CRITTERS 71

Morton Krouse says that serenading the lobsters of Philadelphia is a snap

IN HIS OWN WORDS 83

An expert on Alzheimer’s disease, Dr. Dennis Selkoe discusses new advances in research about the mysterious illness that claimed the life of Rita Hayworth

PARTY 88

Michigan sheriff William Hackel opened his prison doors and got a full house

IN THE MONEY 91

Prickly septuagenarian Sylvia Orzoff has raised a fortune in small change by making gifts to charity payable on demand

TO THE TOP 92

Scene-stealing vamp Margaret Whitton terrorizes young, innocent Michael J. Fox in The Secret of My Success

CONTROVERSY 96

Just 28 inches tall, a miniature stallion named Ragtime is certainly a horse of a different color—and he’s making one California town see red

ANNIVERSARY 98

Harvard throws a 50th birthday bash for Curious George, childrens’ favorite monkey, and his creator, Margret Rey

MAIN STREET 101

Eight-year-old Heather Cook’s Family News isn’t on your newsstand yet, but it keeps 82 of her relatives in closer touch

SEQUEL 105

At 64, retired race car driver Carroll Shelby lives life with the pedal to the metal

OUT OF THE PAST 110

Ollie North, James Dean, Johnny Carson, Tom Selleck and a clutch of other celebrities are high school grads again in Walter Day Jr.’s collection of old yearbooks

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 7

TAKE ONE 27

STAR TRACKS 49

LOOKOUT 87

CHATTER 112

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