Milestones: Oct. 8, 1965

Born. To Betty Shabazz, 30, widow of militant Negro Leader Malcolm X who was murdered last February after breaking with the Black Muslims; her fifth and sixth children, twin girls; in Brooklyn.

Born. To King Hassan II, 36, autocratic ruler of trouble-plagued Morocco; and Lalla Latifa, 21, daughter of a Berber tribal chieftain: their third child, second daughter; in Rabat.

Died. Clara Bow, 60, Hollywood's It girl of the '20s; of an apparent heart attack; in West Los Angeles (see SHOW BUSINESS).

Died. Oskar Lange, 61, Poland's Deputy Premier and chief economic planner, leading economist...

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