Milestones, Jun. 5, 1944

Born. To Wendy Hiller, 31, British stage & screen star (Love on the Dole, Pygmalion); and British Playwright Ronald Gow, 46, who co-authored Love on the Dole: a second daughter, third child; in London.

Born. To Jan Kiepura, 42, and Marta Eggerth, 29, cinema and stage singers lately costarred in the Manhattan revival of The Merry Widow: a first child, Jan Tadeusz (named in honor of Tadeusz Kosciuszko, Polish general of American Revolutionary War fame).

Died. "Jacques Mederic," French underground leader accredited by the Algiers Assembly (on which he served until recently) as the movement's No. 1 Nazi-killer; when he was captured by...

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