By People Staff
January 08, 1996 12:00 PM

MAIL 4

INSIDE PEOPLE 6

PICKS & PANS 15

INSIDER 47

PASSAGES 90

PUZZLER 96

STYLE WATCH 101

CHATTER 122

STAR TRACKS 8

Michael Jackson gets sleighed in Paris. Antonio Banderas finds green peace with Kermit. Ashley Judd stokes up Heat, and more

UP FRONT

48 With poignancy and passion, friends and family fondly recall Dean Martin’s private final years and sad last days before his death on Christmas

54 Mauricio Reyes and three other passengers survive the crash of American Airlines Flight 965 near Cali, Colombia, with a lot of help from local rescuers—and even more luck

CONTROVERSY 61

All shook up: Elvis Presley’s boyhood apartment in a Memphis housing project will soon be demolished, to the dismay of its current occupants

TUBE 67

For Kristin Davis, the newest dastardly dame on Melrose Place, love, loss and messy family ties are all in a day’s work—and her own life story

KIN 73

Sports legend Jim Thorpe’s daughter Grace is battling to keep Native American lands free from nuclear waste

ON THE MOVE 77

All eyes are again on 43-year-old Mr. Potato Head after a strong comeback performance in the new Disney hit, Toy Story

INTRODUCING 79

Danish model-turned-actress Sanna Vraa is the Ivana-be heroine of For Love Alone, a TV movie based on the former Mrs. Trump’s bestseller

COVER 80

This year, Bill Clinton, Linda Ronstadt, Sally Field and a passel of other baby boomers will have something to share—a 50th birthday

MEDICS 92

Ravaged by AIDS, activist Jeff Getty makes history by volunteering to have a baboon’s immune cells implanted in his body

TRAGEDY 103

She might not have known about birthin’ babies, but Butterfly McQueen knew she wanted to live down her role in Gone with the Wind

ROYALS 107

Furious at Diana’s TV revelations, Queen Elizabeth swipes back at the Princess with a Christmas surprise of her own: a public call for divorce

ANGELS 110

Savannah cleaning woman Annie Plummer—aka the Dictionary Lady—makes sure local kids know the definition of generous

SCREEN 113

Playing a new daddy in Father of the Bride Part II was merely a rehearsal for George Newbern, who has his hands full with 7-month-old Emma

TO THE TOP 116

As the teary, beery Bud Light guy who turned “I love you, maaan” into a catchphrase, Rob Roy Fitzgerald proves that insincerity has its rewards

OUT OF THE PAST 118

Long to own Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s diamond-and-ruby necklace? This April, Sotheby’s will auction it—and 4,000 other items from her estate

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