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Washington, DC. 12-3-1989 Singer Harry Belafonte, film queen Claudette Colbert, two of this years Kennedy Center Honorees, laugh at a joke made by First Lady Barbara Bush during the afternoon reception in the East Room of the White House. Credit: Mark Reinstein (Photo by Mark Reinstein/Corbis via Getty Images)

Washington, DC. 12-3-1989 Singer Harry Belafonte, film queen Claudette Colbert, two of this years Kennedy Center Honorees, laugh at a joke made by First Lady Barbara Bush during the afternoon reception in the East Room of the White House. Credit: Mark Reinstein (Photo by Mark Reinstein/Corbis via Getty Images)