It is no shock that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was devoted to having a enjoyable night time out — even when it meant cold-calling a youthful actor. In “Touched by the Solar: My Friendship With Jackie,” Carly Simon wrote about her enjoyable double date alongside her husband Jim Hart, Alec Baldwin, and Onassis. After Hart invited his buddy to affix them, the foursome determined to go incognito for the night time by carrying considered one of Simon’s many wigs. As a notoriously personal individual, Onassis was particularly excited by the thought of going unnoticed in public. “She was totally within the second … She informed me how a lot she would like to see Alec Baldwin in a Madame de Pompadour wig,” Simon recalled in her memoir.
Not solely was Baldwin’s invite a shock, however it will even be his first time assembly the previous first woman. As she was 29 years his senior, Onassis labored time beyond regulation to ensure Baldwin was snug. “As anticipated, Jackie doted on Alec, and Alec, regardless of his been-there, seen-everything present enterprise poise, sometimes revealed the lightest potential slick of sweat on his forehead,” Simon wrote in her growth (through Individuals). Afterward, Onassis informed her buddy that she had a beautiful night together with her date — although Baldwin was already taken by his soon-to-be spouse, Kim Basinger.