Milestones: Aug. 21, 1964

Born. To Harold Robbins, 48, best-selling author of paperback panty raids (The Carpetbaggers), and Grace Robbins, fortyish, his third or possibly his fourth wife ("It doesn't make any difference," he says): their first child, a daughter; in Cannes, France.

Married. Cassius Clay, 22, otherwise known as Muhammad Ali, the Black Muslim's most prominent disciple, in real life the strongest, quickest, most b-e-e-e-o-o-otiful, and certainly the most hilarious heavyweight champion boxing has ever known; and Sonji Roy, 22, Chicago model; in Gary, Ind.

Married. Anne Bancroft, 32, Broadway and Hollywood's Miracle Worker; and Mel...

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