MILESTONES: Milestones, Sep. 17, 1956

Married. Carol Elaine Channing, 35, raucous, outsized (5 ft. 9 in., 136 Ibs.) musicomedy zany whose who-me? expression and wild dancing wowed Broadway in 1949's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; and Charles Franklin Lowe, 38, Hollywood adman; she for the third time, he for the first; in Boulder City, Nev.

Died. Charles Jules Lowen Jr., 41, U.S. Civil Aeronautics Administrator, who fought since his appointment last December for an improved air-traffic control system, saw his arguments horribly strengthened when 128 persons died in the crash of two airliners over the Grand Canyon (TIME, July...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!