Ever chic, Cher bared her bejeweled belly while window shopping on Manhattan’s Madison Avenue. She next stars in Faithful, a comedy due this fall.
Bridge builder Meryl Streep met with Czech president Vaclav Havel while in Prague for its first International Film Festival, which included a screening of her 1982 drama Sophie’s Choice.
In England, Princess Diana scored points with son Wills when she spent her 34th birthday (July 1) at his Berkshire boarding school, while Brooke Shields (below) courted her Prince Charming, Andre Agassi, at Wimbledon.
Kirsten Dunst nearly burst a blood vessel—fangs a lot!—when Cassandra Peterson, TV’s Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, vamped it up at the Saturn Awards in L.A. Dunst captured the best young actor award for her role as a bloodsucker in Interview with the Vampire.
NBA rivals Shaquille O’Neal(Orlando Magic center, seated in front) and Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets center) power-played in New York City’s Central Park to film a new Taco Bell commercial directed by (New York Knicks supporter) Spike Lee. The two titans, who last met in the NBA championship won by the Rockets, go one-on-one debating the merits of the hard-or soft-shell taco. Along the way, the happy hoopsters bike in beanies, boat in straw hats and take in the greenery.