Milestones, Jul. 20, 1953

Born. To Robin Roberts, 26, the Philadelphia Phillies' pitching ace, and Mary Kalnes Roberts, 25: their second child, second son; in Abington, Pa. Name: Don Stephen. Weight: 9 Ibs. 13 oz.

Married. Jose Ferrer, 41, actor-producer-director of stage and screen (Cyrano de Bergerac, Moulin Rouge, The Shrike); and Songstress Rosemary Clooney, 25 (Come On-a My House); he for the third time, she for the first; in Durant, Okla., six days after Ferrer's previous wife, Broadway Actress Phyllis Hill* 32 (The Fifth Season), divorced him in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Died. Titta Ruffo, 75, famed Italian baritone and onetime (1921-29) Metropolitan Opera star; of angina...

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