Milestones: Jun. 16, 1961

Born. To David Michael Mountbatten, 42, third Marquess of Milford Haven, cousin of Britain's royal couple and best man at their wedding, and Janet Mercedes Bryce, 23, his second wife, a Bermuda socialite and sometime Manhattan mannequin: their first child, a son, who ensures continuation of the Mountbatten name (only other family male: British Defense Staff Chief Earl Mountbatten); in London.

Married. Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick, Duke of Kent, 25, captain in the Royal Scots Greys, currently eighth in succession to the British throne; and Katharine Worsley, 28, onetime schoolmarm, daughter of a...

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