CHRONICLES
1986



"The name Sophia Loren conjures visions of tumbling soft dark hair, patrician beauty, electric brown eyes, and a dazzling smile.
She is at once Earth mother and drawing-room countess
." – The Record (New Jersey).



Valentino Fashion Show
Rome

25/01/86


Book Promotion
London
Photo: Phil Loftus
21/02/86


Courage / Elizondo
07/86


Women & Beauty
French edition
Cover: Rob Lee


Jours de France (France)
13/12/86


Book Promotion at Maxim's
Paris
12/03/86


Champs Élysées
02/12/86


FILMS AND FILMING

Courage
USA, June - July

MOVIE PREMIERES

USA
Courage
USA, CBS network, September 24

SPAIN
Aurora
Madrid (Carlos III, Roxy), November 20 (Los tres amantes de Aurora)

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

Best Dressed Eyes Award (USA)
International Vision Expo, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center,
 New York City, September 21

ENDORSEMENTS

Zyloware

Coty

Gallo Pasta

Williams Island


PUBLIC APPEARANCES

Valentino Collections - January 25
Faithful front-row attendance at the presentation in Rome of the 1986 Spring-Summer collection by her fashion designer Valentino.

Women and Beauty
- February

Promotion of new book in England.

Book Release at Maxim's - March 12
Maxim's restaurant in Paris presents "Sophia Loren Night" for the release of her book "Women and Beauty" in France.

Neapolitan Serenata in Atlanta - June
The world-renowned choristers of the Atlanta Boy Choir surprise Sophia with a special arrangement of one of her favorite Neapolitan songs while she is in Atlanta to promote her perfume.

Coty and Book Promo - September
September 17 - Montreal, The Bay
September 27 - Harrisburg, Boscov's

Life's 50th Anniversary Gala
- October 9
The event takes place in New York City at the Radio City Music Hall.


The Golden Child Premiere - December 11
Sophia accompanied by her two sons, Carlo and Edoardo, attend the premiere of "The Golden Child2 in New York at the Loew's Astor Plaza Theater.

Cats Musical - December 13
While in New York City, Sophia attends at the Winter Garden Theater the musical Cats, which will become the longest running musical in Broadway history.

MAGAZINE COVERS

Buenhogar, Good Housekeeping, Hayat, Jours de France, Manchete,
La Revista

TV SHOWS

Afternoon Plusk Cavett Show - February 26
Mavis Nicholson interviews Sophia on UK Thames Television.

Watch the video

Dick Cavett Show
- April 15

Anthony Burgess discusses Sophia Loren.


Entertainment Tonight - August 6
Interview with Sophia.


Fame, Fortune and Romance - September 28
Robin Leach visits Sophia at Williams Island.


Champs Élysées - December 2
Sophia is star guest on famous French variety show hosted by Michel Drucker.


BOOKS

Women and Beauty
Release of the French edition as "Confidences de femme".

EDITOR'S NOTES

Cary Grant's Farewell Call - October
Weeks before Cary Grant's sudden death on November 29, Sophia receives an unexpected call from her former leading man and contender of her heart. Sophia feels as if he wanted to say good-bye.

Spectacles for Charity - October
Sophia, Dean Martin, George Bush and Gerarld Ford are among 50 celebrities whot donated their spectacle for a spectacle at Ohio State University's Optometry Clinic in Columbus.


Good Housekeeping (USA)
05/86


At home in Geneva
Photo: Julio Donoso
21/11/86


Courage
07/86


Photo session
Photo: Helmut Newton


Photo session
Los Angeles
Photo: Deborah Feingold


Courage
06/86


Golden Child Premiere / Edoardo
New York City

11/12/86


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