Notebook: Mar. 8, 1999



LAURYN HILL Nabs five Grammys, including best album and new artist. Alas, just beaten out for best polka CD

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV Given two minutes on lowbrow Italian TV show, he spouts forth on politics for 15. And gets paid

CHARLES BRONSON Actor, left $300,000 by fan he never met, reportedly will donate it to charity


DENNIS RODMAN Holds wacko press conference, but is upstaged when Lakers fire coach. Way to ruin an entrance

THE GREASEMAN Builds d.j. career on scatology, kills it with racist remark. Makes Marv Albert look like a swell guy


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