Canadian pop stars, following the lead of British and American singers, are planning to make a record, the sales of which will aid Ethiopian famine victims. Quincy Jones will produce the Canadian project this Sunday when such stars as Anne Murray, Paul Anka, Neil Young, Gordon Lightfoot and a number of other Canadian performers cut the record of "Tears Are Not Enough," written by rock singer Bryan Adams . . .
When U.N. Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick leaves her post next month to return to Georgetown University she will also return to the American Enterprise Institute, where she will be a distinguished scholar-in-residence. Ambassador to West Germany Arthur Burns, who plans to retire after the economic summit in May, will also become a distinguished scholar in residence at AEI . . .
Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell, who has been under treatment for prostate cancer, has been released from the Mayo Clinic to return to his home here and is expected to resume his court duties later this month . . .
A Hawaiian Telephone Co. directory assistance operator, tired of two persistent Boston disc jockeys demanding television star Tom Selleck's phone number, instead gave them the number of Honolulu's city morgue. And because of that the unidentified operator has been fired. The morgue received hundreds of long-distance calls, many refusing to believe they had a wrong number. Some reportedly cried, fearing that Selleck was dead. Radio station WROR officials said they will reimburse the callers, with the money coming from the disc jockeys' paychecks . . .
The Washington Weekly may soon face a mail deluge. It is initiating a new feature giving readers, who may remain anonymous, the opportunity to nominate Washington's most pompous pontificator. The top three nominations will be published each week, and on March 8 the winner will be named. As to who qualifies: "Anyone in the media, politics, sports or business who you think is over-rated, over-blown, over-done, over-over" . . .