Headlines for: 04-19-1999

MORRISON'S GRAVE CONTROVERSY: WILL HE STAY PUT? PARIS (Wireless Flash) -- Jim Morrison's body may stay put after all thanks to an anonymous benefactor who's paying to keep the musician's Paris gravesite free of graffiti.

CAN 730,134 CRYSTALS BRING ABOUT WORLD PEACE? CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (Wireless Flash) -- Can burying more than 730,000 quartz crystals bring about world peace? We'll find out in September when members of a New Zealand

COLOR-SHIFTING CARPETS: SPACE AGE SHADES FOR 2001 CHICAGO (Wireless Flash) -- Can't decide which color you want for your carpet? In the not-so-distant future, your carpet will change colors on its own.

NEW SURVEY: MOVIEGOERS PREFER SPECIAL EFFECTS OVER SPORTS RESTON, Va. (Wireless Flash) -- If you're an aspiring Steven Spielberg who wants to make a hit movie, here's a tip: avoid any themes involving sports, boats, babies or menacing animals.

`MORK & MINDY' FATHER IS NOW DIXIELAND TROMBONE PLAYER BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- If Robin Williams ever wants to quit acting, he could make a living playing the blues. That's according to actor Conrad Janis, who starred with

MARKY MARK: THE ROBERT DeNIRO OF HIS GENERATION? LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Actor Mark Wahlberg has something in common with Robert DeNiro: neither of them are afraid to pack on the pounds for a role.

SNUFFING OUT THE MYTH ABOUT SNUFF FILMS AMHERST, New York (Wireless Flash) -- A new report about so- called "snuff films" may finally snuff any rumors that the snuff films feature real deaths.

KIDS MORE EGOTISTICAL THAN EVER NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Looks like American kids are better than ever -- at least that's what they think. A new survey by Nickelodeon and the polling firm of

CONDOMS CLASH WITH NINJAS AND UFOS IN NEW COMMERCIALS ATLANTA (Wireless Flash) -- What do ninjas, UFOs and Charlie Chaplin all have in common? They're all featured in a series of new TV commercials about condoms.

CLARIFICATION: A story moved yesterday headlined "Guinness Announces Around- The-World Road Race" makes reference to a starting date of October 15. The date is October 15, 2000.