People: Feb. 21, 1964

To everyone else, the engagement may have seemed whirlwind, but Peter Sellers, 38, has been searching for six months—ever since his favorite clairvoyant said he would marry a girl with the initials B.E. Then he spotted Swedish Starlet Britt Elclund, 21, who was showing clairvoyance herself by checking into the Dorchester in London, right where Peter was staying. Before anyone could say "Love that Bomb," Peter had invited her in "for a friendly drinkie." After that it was 16 days of soft-Sellers—"Restaurants and little corners, I'm good at those"—before she flew off to...

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