Milestones: Feb. 8, 1963

Married. Catherine Spaak, 18, starlet niece of Belgium's Vice Premier Paul Henri Spaak; and Fabrizio Capucci, 22, Italian actor, who met her in 1961 while both were filming La Voglia Malta (The Crazy Desire); in Paris.

Divorced. Brigitte Bardot, 28, and Jacques Charrier, 26, French actor who got nervous in the service, three times had to be excused from military duty when he broke down under the BB taunts of his barracks mates; each by the other; on grounds that he had deserted the conjugal home and that her meanderings caused neglect of family duties; after three years of marriage, one son;...

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