People: Oct. 27, 1961

Dazzling Athina Livanos, 31, daughter of one of the world's richest maritime magnates (Stavros Livanos) and ex-wife of a well-keeled competitor (Aristotle Onassis), prepared to sail under a new flag: the banner of Britain's hallowed House of Marlborough. After divorcing Onassis and taking custody of their two children last year, Tina was badly injured in a skiing accident at St. Moritz and convalesced in Oxfordshire, where she enjoyed the solicitous attentions of the Marquess of Blandford, 35, coltish, polo-playing heir to the 10th Duke of Marlborough and cousin to Sir Winston Churchill. Last...

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