Milestones: Aug. 14, 1964

Born. To Geraldine Gleason, 25, elder daughter of TV's indestructible Fat Man, and John Chutuk, 26, Manhattan talent agent: their first child, a son; in Manhattan.

Died. Flannery O'Connor, 39, authoress of the Deep South, an impassioned Roman Catholic from the Georgia backwoods who, in 30 short stories and two critically acclaimed novels (Wise Blood, The Violent Bear It Away}, explored the South's religious curiosities, finding among them such an appalling collection of lunatic prophets and murderous fanatics that one critic called her "a literary white witch," and she herself said, "I write from 9 to 12, and spend the rest...

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