Milestones, Jul. 27, 1959

Born. To Earl Belle, 27, Pittsburgh's boy wonder of finance, who ran off to Brazil to escape the clutches of the FBI and SEC when his watered empire collapsed (TIME, Aug. 4), leaving three banks short $825,000, is now lushly living it up in Rio de Janeiro, and Naoma Wallman, 25, blondish showgirl: their first child, a son; in Rio de Janeiro. Name: Clint Randolph. Weight: 7 lbs. 5 oz.

Died. Billie Holiday, 44, Negro blues singer, whose husky, melancholy voice reflected the tragedy of her own life; in Manhattan. Born of indigent teenagers,...

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