Milestones, Jul. 21, 1958

Born. To Diana Lynn (real name: Dolores Loehr), 31, TV and cinemactress, and Mortimer Hall, 34, son of New York Post Publisher Dorothy Schiff and president of Los Angeles radio station KLAC: their first child, a son (he has another son by Cinemactress Ruth Roman); in Santa Monica, Calif. Name: Matthew Wells. Weight: 7 Ibs. 1 oz.

Died. Robert Earl Hughes. 32. plausibly billed as the heaviest man in medical history (6 ft.. 1.041 Ibs.), son of an Illinois farmer, traveling attraction on the carny circuit, probable victim of an incurable disfunction of...

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