Milestones: Apr. 6, 1962

Born. To Mickey Rooney, 41, Hollywood cinemidget who has played Puck in 82 films, and Barbara Ann Rooney, 25, his fifth wife: their third child, first son (Rooney has three sons by previous wives). Weight: 8 Ibs. 2 oz.

Married. Edward ("Kookie") Byrnes, 28, jive-talking junior shamus of TV's 77 Sunset Strip; and Alabama-born Cinema Starlet Asa Maynor, 24; at Beverly Hills' All Saints' Episcopal Church, with Sunset Strip Colleagues Roger Smith and Efrem Zimbalist Jr. as best man and usher.

Married. William Black, 53, chunky, outspoken founder of the Chock Full O' Nuts coffee-packing and quick-lunch chain; and Vocalist Page Morton, 32,...

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