Milestones, Apr. 27, 1959

Born. To Mel Tormé, 33, cream-voiced crooner, once known as "The Velvet Fog," and Arlene Tormé, 28: their first child, a son (Tormé has two sons by an earlier marriage); in Hollywood. Name: Tracy. Weight: 9 Ibs. 11 oz.

Married. Walashan Prince Mukarram Jah Bahadur, 25, grandson and direct heir of the 74-year-old Nizam of Hyderabad (often called "the richest man on earth"), son of Azam Jah, 52, Prince of Berar, whose "polo ponies and worthless wenches" were too much for the Nizam, who disowned him in 1956; and Esra Birgen, 21, a student...

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