By People Staff
May 20, 1985 12:00 PM

ON THE COVER 90

With panoply, politics and loose purse strings, Prince Charles and Princess Diana and the President and Nancy do Europe deluxe

UP FRONT 40

Left to die in a nursing home, Weldon Jackson Jr., now 5 years old, owes his life to two extraordinary families

Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and Patti LaBelle sing their hearts out for Harlem’s Apollo Theatre

WINNERS 55

To take the Kentucky Derby, all owner Dennis Diaz had to do was Spend a Buck

VIDEO 56

Julie (The Homecoming Queen’s Got a Gun) Brown made MTV an offer they couldn’t refuse

HAPPY 61

A mammoth Florida sand castle is here today, beach tomorrow

TROUBLE 65

Fashion magnate Albert Nipon gets jail for skirting the tax laws

SPLIT 66

Rock’s oddest couple goes bust when the Eurythmics’ Annie Lennox leaves her husband, a Hare Krishna

SCREEN 69

Marilu Henner is more than John Travolta’s other half—two-thirds, at least

TRIBUTE 77

A grandfather mourns Jamie Birnbaum, a victim of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

TO THE TOP 83

Reuben Anderson, a bricklayer’s son, is Mississippi’s first black Supreme Court justice

ON THE JOB 89

Writer Georgelle Hirliman dispenses window wisdom as sidewalk crowds gape

COUPLES 106

A Stray Cat no more, Jim McDonnell finds a home with Swedish sex kitten Britt Ekland

SEQUEL 114

Five years later, survivors look back on the earthly hell of the Mount St. Helens eruption

MEDICS 122

For ex-cowboy Leo Black, 86, and fellow patients, Alzheimer’s disease is a twilight voyage in which constant care makes all the difference

IN HIS OWN WORDS 135

Writing a book of one’s own, says diarist Thomas Mallon, should be a release, not a duty

BODY 143

A computer meets an athletic shoe and together they become the new Micropacer

CONTROVERSY 147

Grieving parents sue a California church, which they claim is responsible for the suicide of their son, Kenneth Nally

JOCKS 153

There’s no better sport than Spanish marathon man Fernando Diaz

STYLE 154

Iman, Carol Alt, Kelly Emberg and nine other modeling greats giggle, gossip and pose for a superportrait

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 11

TAKE ONE 39

STAR TRACKS 102

CHATTER 156

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