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...

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