Milestones: Jan. 26, 1970

Born. To Luci Johnson Nugent, 22, L.B.J.'s younger daughter, and Patrick Nugent, 26, a junior executive with the Johnson family's radio station: their first daughter, second child; in Austin, Texas. Name: Nicole Marie.

Died. Johnny Murphy, 61, general manager of the New York Mets during their phenomenal rise to baseball's world championship; of a heart attack; in Manhattan. A onetime ace relief pitcher for the New York Yankees, Murphy joined the hapless Mets as a scout in 1961 and took over as G.M. six years later. He helped land Gil Hodges as field manager, traded for such stars as Donn Clendenon, Tommie...

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