Milestones, Oct. 22, 1951

Born. To Valentina Cortesa, 25, Italian-born cinemactress (Thieves' Highway), and Richard Basehart, 27, Ohio-born cinemactor (Fourteen Hours) : their first child, a son. Name: John. Weight: 7 Ibs. 10 oz.

Married. Linell Chenault Nash, 19, daughter of Poet Ogden Nash (Family Reunion), U.S. master of versiflage; and John Marshall Smith, 29, Baltimore insurance man; in Baltimore.

Married. Nancy Chaffee, 22, sixth-ranking U.S. women's tennis star, and Ralph Kiner, 28, Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder; for five seasons in a row, the major leagues' home-run king (51 in 1947, 40 in 1948, 54 in 1949,...

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