Milestones, may 31, 1954

Born. To Mario Lanza, 32, overstuffed Hollywood tenor (The Great Caruso), and Betty Hicks Lanza, 31: their fourth child, second son; in Hollywood. Weight: 7 Ibs. 5 oz.

Born. To Alvin Morell Bentley, 35, U.S. Representative from Michigan, worst-hit of five Congressmen wounded by Puerto Rican fanatics in the Capitol (TIME, March 8), now fully recovered; and his second wife, Arvella Ann Duescher Bentley, 30: their first child, a son; in Washington. Name: Clark Henry. Weight: 6 Ibs. 13 oz.

Married. Wogan Philipps, 52, eldest son of Britain's millionaire Baron Milford and unsuccessful onetime...

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