Milestones, Feb. 7, 1949

Born. To Benjamin Welles, 32, elder son of ex-Diplomat Sumner Welles and New York Timesman in the London bureau, and Cynthia Monteith Welles, 31, ex-wife of Lord Beaverbrook's son Max: their first child, a daughter; in London. Name: Serena. Weight: 6 lbs.

Married. Tyrone Power, 34, cinemactor; and Linda Christian, 25; he for the second time, she for the first; in Rome (see INTERNATIONAL).

Marriage Revealed. C. (Cecil) S. (Scott) Forester, 49, British-born, best-selling novelist (the Horatio Hornblower sea sagas); and Dorothy Ellen Foster; he for the second time, she for the first; in...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!