Milestones, Sep. 28, 1959

Born. To Groaner Bing Crosby, 55, and Cinemactress Kathy Grant, 25: their first daughter, second child (Bing's sixth); in Los Angeles. Name: Mary Frances. Weight: 6 Ibs. 15 oz.

Married. Kristin Norstad, 21, only daughter of NATO Commander General Lauris Norstad; and Nicholas Wesson Craw, 22, student at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and son of Medal-of-Honor-winning Army Air Corps Colonel Demas Craw, who was machine-gunned by Vichy troops on a truce mission in the North Africa campaign in 1942; in Paris.

Died. Bert deWayne Morris, 45, pre-World War II screen glamour...

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