Milestones, Jan. 9, 1950

Born. To Rita Hayworth (nee Can-sino), 31, cinemactress, and Prince Aly Khan, 38: a daughter (her second child, his third); in Lausanne, Switzerland. Name: Yasmin (Jasmine). Weight: 5 Ibs. 8 oz. (see CINEMA).

Married. Jacque Mercer, 18, Atlantic City's "Miss America" for 1949; and Douglas Cook, 20, her high-school beau; in a surprise wedding in her home town, Litchfield Park, Ariz, (see PEOPLE).

Married. Samuel Eliot Morison, 62, historian, proper Bostonian, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Columbus (Admiral of the Ocean Sea, 1942), official historian of the Navy (History of U.S. Naval Operations in World...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

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 TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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