Milestones: Apr. 30, 1965

Born. To Paul Newman, 40, ingratiating stage and cinema heel (The Hustler, Hud), and Joanne Woodward, 35, Georgia-bred actress, his frequent costar, who won an Oscar in 1957 for her smoldering performance in The Three Faces of Eve: their third child, third daughter (he has one son, two other daughters by a previous marriage); by natural childbirth, which left mother able to enjoy two peanut-butter sandwiches half an hour after delivery; in Manhattan.

Died. Gretchen Merrill, 39, six-time (1943-48) U.S. women's figure-skating champion, a pretty blonde perfectionist who lost her chance to win...

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