Milestones: Jun. 29, 1970

Married. Lieut. Commander Thomas Mattingly II, 34, astronaut who missed the Apollo 13 moonflight because of exposure to measles; and Elizabeth Dailey, 34, school counselor; both for the first time; in San Antonio.

Died. Asa A. Allen, 59, fire-breathing evangelist and faith healer; of an as yet undetermined cause; in San Francisco. Only days before his death, Allen mailed letters and made radio broadcasts refuting rumors that he was dead. Many of those letters arrived after his actual death; now Allen's associates are left with the problem of informing his followers of the final...

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