Milestones: Apr. 15, 1966

Born. To Henry ("Scoop") Jackson, 53, U.S. Senator from Washington and onetime (1960-61) National Democratic Party chairman, and Helen Hardin Jackson, 32, former Capitol Hill secretary: their second child, first son; in Washington, D.C.

Married. Tina Louise, 32, resident voluptuary on CBS's Gilligan's Island; and Les Crane, 32, brash host on the now defunct ABC show Nightlife, who lost the ratings battle to Johnny Carson last year; she for the first time, he for the third; in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Died. Walter Hansgen, 46, veteran U.S. driver (45 major races won) who made his...

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