Milestones: Dec. 8, 1961

Born. To Eartha Kitt, 33, slinky Negro songstress who outraged proper Britons by openly alluding to her pregnancy during a recent London TV performance (TIME, Aug. 25), and William McDonald, 31, her white husband: their first child, a daughter; in Los Angeles.

Married. Ben Gazzara, 31, taut, talented star of Broadway's Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Hollywood's Anatomy of a Murder; and Janice Rule, 30, ex-Copacabana chorine who won overnight fame in Broadway's Picnic; he for the second time, she for the third; in San Francisco.

Marriage Revealed. Wilma ("Skeeter") Rudolph, 21, world's fastest woman, winner of three gold medals in...

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