By People Staff
June 14, 1999 12:00 PM

In Manhattan, Ben Stiller stared while Jenna Elfman balanced on one foot. Fans of odd behavior will be disappointed to learn the pair were only filming a movie, Keeping the Faith.

Ricky Martin, whose vida gets more loca by the minute, teamed with Luciano Pavarotti in Modena, Italy, to rehearse for the tenor’s annual “Pavarotti & Friends” concert. This year’s performance, which also featured Gloria Estefan and Mariah Carey, benefited children in Kosovo and Guatemala.

And the Windsor is: Prince William (center), who helped his Eton teammates paddle to victory in a race on the River Thames. William, who turns 17 on June 21, is also captain of Eton’s swimming team.

Fun couple David Arquette and Courteney Cox Arquette took the plunge—from 15 feet up—while filming The Shrink Is In, a comedy, in L.A. No word yet on when the pair—who are engaged—will take that other, bigger plunge.

And in other news about celebrities hurtling through space: Leonardo DiCaprio and the woman he is seen with most often, model Kristen Zang, braved a Valencia, Calif., roller coaster at a fund-raiser for childhood diabetes.

She may be on the outs with Mick dagger, but Jerry Hall rose, fashionably, to the occasion for a Children in Crisis benefit in London.

Elizabeth Taylor, who just announced plans to resume acting, motored around Paris with her pal, pooch Sugar.

Also in London, Rod Stewart squired girlfriend Kimberley Conrad (Hef’s estranged wife) to an awards show.