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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published March 12, 1999
JOHN F. KENNEDY JR. visited MIKE TYSON in jail yesterday. Kennedy said he was "really here just as a friend" (WASHINGTON POST, 3/12).....Producer LARRY THOMPSON said that he is working on a two-hour bio film on the life of JOE DIMAGGIO and MARILYN MONROE and "is in talks" with two networks (REUTERS, 3/12)....OLIVER STONE's film "ANY GIVEN SUNDAY" is looking for "local extras to fill a stadium of spectators" at Miami's Orange Bowl. Film Publicist MARCY BERLOW: "The extras can do whatever they want. They can show enthusiasm in any way, but they need to wear black and white; the colors of the Sharks [the fictional team]." Extras won't be paid (Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL, 3/12)....CA-based surfwear company QUICKSILVER President BOB MCKNIGHT was profiled in the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER after the company announced "sterling" first quarter earnings "on the heels of a record" '98. Earnings last year rose 42%, to $18M, on sales of $316M. The company is in a "position to grow through acquisitions" (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 3/11).