Names In The News
NEW YORK (AP) _ Miss America 1987 Kellye Cash signed autographs on Park Avenue and said she was awed by the Big Apple, which she last visited when she was in grade school.
The 21-year-old Tennessee beauty who was crowned Saturday night was about to cross the street when a security guard approached her Monday for her autograph.
″I saw her out here and got excited. I wanted to have her autograph for my future kids,″ said Sandy Sanchez.
Miss Cash was excited, too.
″It’s awesome,″ she said of New York City, which she last visited as a fourth grader. ″I can hardly wait to get out and go shopping.″
NEW YORK (AP) - Lucille Ball says she has enough Egyptian henna to color her hair for the rest of her life.
The 75-year-old star, returning to television with a new situation comedy, ″Life With Lucy,″ says in October’s issue of Ladies’ Home Journal that she noticed some time ago that her once tremendous supply of the dye had dwindled to only two cans.
Later, said told a reporter she wished for enough Egyptian henna to last the rest of her life.
″He put that in his column, and a man from the Middle East wrote to say he happened to be coming to the United States and he would be pleased to hand- deliver to me 25 cases of real Egyptian henna. And he did just that. I wrote to thank him, and he sent me 25 more cases. Now I won’t have to worry about outliving my henna.″
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Jerry Lewis used golf clubs and slapstick to raise money for muscular dystrophy research during a pro-am tournament.
″Give me room,″ the 60-year-old Lewis, a right-hander, joked as he took a left-handed club in hand and stepped up to a ball on a six-inch tee. ″You know what it’s like to play with the elderly.″
Eleven-year-old Ben Teraberry of suburban Glendale drove Lewis’ cart Monday part of the time.
″You’ve got yourself a heck of a babysitter,″ Lewis told the boy, who has been a poster child for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
NEW YORK (AP) - Cybill Shepherd won’t say whether her character Maddie Hayes and Bruce Willis’ David Addison will become intimate during this season of ″Moonlighting.″ But if they do, she says, it’s sure to be a bust.
″On some level, Addison is 8 years old. ... It’s hard for a woman to be with a man that immature. It doesn’t have anything to do with age. Addison doesn’t really know how to love,″ she said in an interview in October’s Glamour magazine.
The 36-year-old Ms. Shepherd is featured on the magazine’s cover, making her the oldest woman to grace a cover of Glamour. She unseats model Christie Brinkley, who posed for a Glamour cover at age 32.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dennis Hopper, star of such classics as ″Rebel Without a Cause,″ ″Easy Rider″ and ″Apocalypse Now,″ says he’s free of drugs and alcohol and busier than ever.
The 51-year-old actor, currently appearing in ″Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2,″ has another film due out this week, ″Blue Velvet,″ in which he plays a deranged drug dealer. Coming in the next few months are ″Hoosiers″ with Gene Hackman, ″The Pick-up Artist″ with Molly Ringwald, ″River’s Edge,″ ″Black Widow″ and the British-made ″The American Way.″
″I’m busier than I’ve ever been,″ Hopper said last week. ″I’ve had, at the most, one week off between films for about a year and a half now.″
BOSTON (AP) - Singer Marie Osmond was forced to cancel a three-day, nine- show appearance at the ″Big E″ Eastern Exposition because of damaged vocal chords, a fair spokeswoman says.
The shows in West Springfield were to begin tonight, but Miss Osmond hurt her vocal chords while performing Sept. 6 in Salt Lake City when she was forced to sing louder than normal because of an equipment problem, Betsi Taylor, vice president of the exposition, said Monday.
″She is in Utah recovering under doctor’s care,″ Miss Taylor said.
The Big E contracted with John Schneider, star of the television show ″Dukes of Hazzard,″ to fill the scheduled Osmond performances, which run through Thursday, she said.
RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) - U.S. Interior Secretary Donald Hodel, dressed in cowboy garb, said he was impressed at the roundup of about 35 wild horses.
″I’ve never actually seen the physical process of gathering the horses, and it’s very impressive to me,″ Hodel said Monday.
Doug Powell, range conservationist at the Bureau of Land Management’s Rawlins District Office, said officials in a helicopter and wranglers on horseback would capture more animals this week.
The roundup, going on since Aug. 1, is a yearly activity of the bureau, which takes the animals from three designated areas southwest of Rawlins to Rock Springs where they will be kept for adoption.