And The Beat Goes On. . .and On. . .

The varying fortunes of Sonny and Cher

1977

CBS cancels Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour; Cher divorces Greg Allman

CHER

1983

Gets raves for Silkwood

1986

Begins dating former bagel maker

1988

Wins Oscar for Moonstruck

1990

Mermaids bombs

1994

Cher begins doing Lori Davis infomercials

SONNY

1985

Sells his nearly bankrupt restaurant, Bono

1988

Elected mayor of Palms Springs; appears in John Waters movie

1992

Loses humiliating race for Senate

1994

Sonny elected to Congress

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