Milestones: Dec. 7, 1970

Born. To Alan Bates, 36, handsome star of Georgy Girl, The Fixer and Women in Love, currently playing Hamlet at the Nottingham Playhouse, and Victoria Bates, 28: twin sons, their first children; in Nottingham.

Divorced. Professor Arthur Schlesinger Jr., 53, educator and Pulitzer-prizewinning historian (The Age of Jackson, 1945, A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House, 1965) who served J.F.K. as a special assistant; by Marian Cannon Schlesinger, on grounds of cruel and abusive treatment; after 30 years of marriage, four children; in Cambridge, Mass. Alimony: $4,700 a month.

Died. Helene...

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