Milestones: Apr. 26, 1968

Married. John Osborne, 38, one of Britain's original angry young playwrights (Look Back in Anger), who of late has geared down to cruising around in a Rolls-Royce; and Jill Bennett, 36, actress with a comic part in the forthcoming Charge of the Light Brigade, which hubby tried, but failed, to script; he for the fourth time, she for the second; in London.

Died. Damon Runyon Jr., 49, journeyman journalist (recently city editor of Washington's weekly Examiner), who labored in the shadow cast by his famous father, in 1954 wrote a bitter memoir (Father's Footsteps)...

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