Milestones, Jun. 3, 1940

Born. To Douglas ("Wrong Way") Corrigan, 33, who on July 17, 1938 took off solo from Brooklyn, headed (said he) for Los Angeles, alighted in Ireland, and Elizabeth Marvin Corrigan, 33: a 6-lb. son, their first; in Los Angeles.

Adopted. By Cinemactress Joan Crawford, 32: a four-month-old girl; to be called Christina.

Engaged. Joseph D. McGoldrick, 38, chubby Comptroller of New York City; and Helen Cahalane, 27, advertising director (John-Frederics hats) and onetime radio scriptwriter.

Engaged. Buster Keaton, stone-faced funnyman, 43; and Dancer Eleanor Ruth Morris, 21; in Los Angeles. Said Keaton, already twice divorced: "I feel like smiling, but the studio won't...

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