Milestones, Sep. 19, 1955

Married. Conrad Nagel, 58, oldtime cinemactor (Stage Struck) turned TV star; and Micheal Coulson Smith, 32; he for the third time, she for the second; in Rumson, NJ.

Died. Stuart David Engstrand, 50, best-selling novelist who probed dark psychological themes (The Sling and the Arrow, the story of a marriage ruined by the husband's homosexuality; Beyond the Forest, a tale of a vengeful wife); by drowning, when he walked fully clothed into a lake in Los Angeles' MacArthur Park.

Died. Howard Kramer ("Howdie") Gray, 54, famed Mayo Clinic abdominal surgeon, who operated on James...

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