Milestones: Apr. 25, 1969

Born. To Bill Cosby, 31, the low-keyed comic and TV actor (I Spy) who has made growing up in Philadelphia's black slums sound like an experience nobody should miss, and wife Camille: their third child, first son, Ennis William; in Los Angeles.

Born. To Crown Prince Akihito, 35, the first son of Japan's Emperor Hirohito, and Princess Michiko, 34, common-born daughter of a wealthy industrialist: their third child, first daughter; in Tokyo.

Married. Joey Heatherton, 24, nimble-limbed television performer and troop entertainer; and Lance Rentzel, 25, swivel-hipped flanker back for football's Dallas Cowboys and...

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